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Voting for GITW 2018 ends on March 1, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST. Please VOTE for your favorite films by "liking" and "tweeting" their films from the GITW film gallery. Our $2500 cash prize people's choice award will be presented to one winner based on the total number of fb likes + tweets - (The People's Choice Winner will be chosen by judges from the Top Ten films that receive the highest number of votes). To see all prizes go to the learn page and click the prizes tab.

See VOTING rules and requirements for the People's Choice Award HERE.

*Some Films May Contain Strong Adult Themes

FEMSTEM Marisa Umeh, Megan Hoang, Diamond Bar High School

FEMSTEM, the film, chronicles the rise of the first all muslim girls robotics team. Lead by a 16 year old coach, Zaina Syed, the FEMSTEM team defied the odds, one robot at a time.

I LOST HAND IN WAR Mr Houmphanh PHAHONGCHANH, Teacher Trainning college

A 70 year old woman became a soldier in the Indochina War in 1962, when she was only 15 years old. She did this to protect her family and her country. Her life in the war was difficult and made her confused. Sometimes she would cry to herself. She did not want to talk about her backstory because the

Women - Empowering Our World Haley Werst, Clatsop Community College

I created this film to be short and wordless in order to give it an emotional impact. It showcases women from around my local area and how they hold our community together and work to make it a better place.

The Future is Female Emma Lynch, Merion Mercy Academy

I created this video by filming clips of women at the Women's March in Philadelphia and recording women speaking excerpts from President Obama's farewell speech. I chose excerpts that I believe promote political participation. As a new voter, I was awakened to the extensive list of issues facing wom

#FlowFreely Alexis Brown, Chanice Howard, University of Florida

This documentary explores the issue of global poverty among women, and potential effects of poverty on menstrual health. The film focuses on the domestic need for affordable feminine products on college campuses.

REBEL GRRRL Kaylin Luces, Academy of Health Sciences

Attending the Women's March in Washington D.C. made me feel such a sense of sisterhood with complete strangers. Women from all walks of life came to D.C. to show their support for people of all kinds. This encouraged me to write a poem addressing the myths about the nature of women and expose the

Begin Again Blake Berkabile, Somerset Academy Skypointe

The refugee crisis is at an all time high, and women everywhere are being mistreated. This documentary film follows two women who escaped their circumstances to "Begin Again" in the United States to provide better lives for themselves.

Humans Extincted Prem Kumar, MGU

This is a short fiction film made for GITW. It describes how Humans Extinct by killing girls and destroying Mother Earth. This film accounts the plight of women facing around the world and also portrays about pollution. Male and female are dominating girls. So I used the word ManKind in this film. F

Woke Grace Goen, Alamo Heights High School

This short film is a compilation of interviews I conducted with three young women, from various backgrounds and perceptions of the world around them. The interviews were focused on the subject of beauty from our shared perspective in the western world. Questions were raised on how beauty is interpre

Women In Today's Society - GIRLS IMPACT THE WORLD FILM FESTIVAL CALL FOR ENTRIES Kyle Vance, Brittney Miller, Pocono Mountain East High School

Many women is society today complain about how social media will portray a women that is "perfect" making these younger girls try their best to mimic these looks. Men treat girls based on thier looks and sometime these girls don't know what to do. this video tels some of these issues and what other