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.

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

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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



Why Some Women End Up With Noting After Divorce? Shereen Nidal Nanish, Jordan Media Institute

Why Some Women End Up With Noting After Divorce? What is the real problem? the lack of awareness? or the weak legal system? or the culture? A woman who got a divorce recently tells us her story, and how she ended up having nothing after years of hard working. In addition, we are going to listen to




Is being raped the end of the vicitms' lives? Neealana Naushin, Asian University for Women, Chittagong, Bangladesh

Rape is one of the silent brutal sexual offences in Bangladesh. Despite strong laws against it, the evil of rape continues to rise with an alarming condition. It is one of the most common form of violence against women in Bangladesh. According to Odhikar, one of the leading and most updated Huma



Smile Anriyan Ridwan Tahir, Hasanuddin University

---Smile Summary : The film features women, especially those who are undergoing their education in Indonesia, who are facing a lot of pressure, ranging from poverty to psychological attacks that hinder or even dismiss them in continuing their education. Who are able to deal with it in one way...