Connecther Presents:

Gitw FILM GALLERY

ALL FILMS ARE VIEWABLE ONLINE. SEARCH BY CATEGORY ABOVE AND SCROLL DOWN TO VIEW FILMS. ALL PAST FILMS ARE VIEWABLE ON OUR YOUTUBE PAGE AND PAST WINNERS CAN BE FOUND HERE.

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.

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Unlearn the Bias Catherine White, Wiregrass Ranch High School

With rising statistics and locker room banter, it is important to face the music with rape culture. Men must stand up against sexual assault and violence against women. In this short documentary we interview a college basketball coach and hear the words of Emma Watson on the role men play in athleti



Lebron James's Stand for Women's Rights and Violence Against Women Kirsten Brunswick, Anna High School

This film details the way that professional athlete Lebron James has stood up for the rights of women and spoken out against women's violence during his professional basketball career.




Chasing Himalayas Binita Jirel , Asian University for Women

The documentary is about my first solo trek experience to Upper Mustang, Nepal in summer 2017.



Tune Your Ears Rebecca Dharmapalan, UC Berkeley

In this film thesis I am looking at the themes of immigration, migration, civil war, genocide and freedom's effects on self-identity. In the process of filming my four South Asian grandparents, I hope to understand their lives better, and thorough their stories grow to understand the complexities of




The Real Women In STEM Montaha Chowdhury, Asian University for Women

When it comes to Science in Bangladesh, women are told generally to be doctors or go to a certain field that is"suitable" for them. But Women in the STEM in Bangladesh do exist! But how many know about their experiences? And why don't we discuss this more often? When it comes to Science, Bangladesh



The Gods will be angry Preeti Shakya, Janaki Medical College, Tribhuvan University

In Nepal, menstrual hygiene management still remains a major challenge to most girls and women- with shame and stigma attached around menstruation, limited health education and lack of hygienic sanitary materials contributing to health problems, social exclusion and poor educational outcomes. In cer




Code Like A Girl Sofia Ongele, Albert Einstein Academy

Women and girls make up only 18% of computer science graduates. If we want innovations of the future to have diversity of thought and creation, women need to be a part of the conversation. To solve this, we need more girls to learn to code. The results are astounding, just watch what happens when a



Don't Wait Carmen Padron, Yankton High School

My musical film, embodies a song of hope that I made for the future, a song that explores the idea that we as humans are all the same, and the people I share in the video are huge inspirations, that deserve to be followed, they exemplify the hope that many of us are looking for today, the song is si




Team Infinity Kaylen Ng, Palos Verdes Peninsula High School

At Palos Verdes Peninsula High School, a group of girls saw under representation in their CyberPatriots program. So as freshmen, they came together to form their district's first all-girls CyberPatriots team. Now, three years later, their team has inspired a multitude of girls to join STEM teams suc



If The World Was A School Nivaal Rehman, Maryam Rehman, Sinclair Secondary School

The documentary, "If The World Was A School" follows the story of the filmmakers Maryam and Nivaal Rehman's experience in being twin activists for girls education since they were eight years old. The story unfolds with the first visit the twins made to the girls' government school in their village t