Connecther Presents:



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Zainab Shaqayeq Bahar , Herat Afghan Turk girls high school

This movie is about the life of addicted women and violance against women. In this movie i will show how they suffer from this situation.

I Have to Be Strong for Him Shereen Nidal Nanish, Jordan Media Institute

Widad Milhas, the mother of Malik, a boy who has a down syndrome. She decided to help her child and give him strength. So, she started a local project (small, local restaurant) to help merging him in the society and meet his full potential.

Until Ignorance Ends Zainab Zafar , Home Schooled

Women work hours on hours end within their house and outside. Until Ignorance Ends is a story that highlights the often forgot triple shift women carry. The emotional burden, the house work and working outside, Parveen is a woman who raises her own 3 children and works fourteen hours a day walking t

Change the world by promoting girls in STEM Lilia Becker, Shipley School

My story of why I found the need to get more girls involved with STEM education along with my interviews with female role models who are paving the way for a younger generation of women.

Langgam (Bird) Augustus Nicko T. Bas, Mindanao State University- Iligan Institute of Technology

A personal interview of a women full of regrets however, despite of hopelessness, she have found a chance. To fly is her dream, and she's gonna achieve that dream, soon.

Maria. Camiel van den Brink, Jaegeun Park , Savannah College of Art and Design

Maria, an immigrant from Mexico, is violated by her American boyfriend Rob, while haunted by the thought of deportation and being separated from her daughter, Rosa.

Ruza Raashi Metkari, FAMU International, Prague

Ruza, meaning Rose, is the story of young passionate 14 year-old wanting to pursue her dream of being a soccer player, and struggles with being taken seriously. Set against a Czech backdrop the short juxtapositions dreams and reality with surreal undertones denoting her struggle trying to claim her

#GirlsCAN Claudian Francis, Pace University - New York City

#GirlsCAN is a short feature documentary highlighting the importance of female representation in science, technology, engineering and math. Women comprise 48 percent of the U.S. workforce but just 24 percent of STEM workers. In other words, half as many women are working in STEM jobs as one might