Connecther Presents:

GI/TW Archive Film Gallery

Emerging Jaci Herron, Lee's Summit High School

Three LSHS seniors share their leadership experiences in various areas in their high school. They discuss the issue of the lack of Women in Leadership as well as solutions to this problem. Women in STEM and Women in Media are also issues that are addressed. These female powerhouses emerge as future



Redefining Beauty Jessica Scott, Ooreoluwa Morakinyo, College Academy at BCC

"Body image" is the way that someone perceives their body and assumes that others perceive them. This image is often affected by family, friends, social pressure and the media. Women in the media instill unreachable and impossible goals that girls will never be able to achieve.




OF COURSE I AM A LEADER Megan, University of San Diego

Both the young indigenous girls and boys in Bangladesh give voice to the issue of "Women in Leadership." Through their own words, the message is one of hope and encouragement for greater gender equality in leadership.



Historias Indígenas Liliana Caracoza, Tacoma Community College

Historias Indígenas is a short documentary on indigenous women’s rights in Veracruz, Mexico. Isidora’s Petronilo Molina eyes fill with tears as she talks about the injustices committed against her husband. “Everything because we are indigenous, they took advantage of them,” Isidora said.




I can, even if I am a woman! Kubra Jafari, American University Of Afghanistan

This is a documentary about an Afghan woman who has a business in sport. She has established a center for women to come and exercise there. Through training in fitness, gymnastic, and Zomba she can earn profit to reach to financial independence. Though, Afghanistan is a male dominated country but sh



The Glass Ceiling Mia Rollins, Ana Little-Sana, e3Civic High

The Glass Ceiling is the story of women facing and overcoming the social, political, and economic inequity's faced by women. Told from the perspective of activists, attorney's, politicians and students.




HERspective Jessica Shalvey, Abigail Mumma, Patriot High School

For this film, we interviewed around twenty-five high school students, our peers, on what they believe to be the biggest issues that women face in both America and the world today. We wanted to see the mindsets of those in the next generation of leaders, and learn about how we can work towards a bet



Empowerment Through Integration: A Portrait of Sara Minkara Gloria Hong, Harvard University

A short film about Sara, a blind individual who aspires to promote social empowerment among blind youth in underserved countries.




To Be a Woman Jacqueline de Gorter, William Amos Hough High School

This is a short film that displays the struggles that woman face today, while also suggesting ways in which we can eliminate these struggles. The unrealistic standard of beauty society sets, the objectification of women in media and gender inequality in the workplace are all topics that this film ta



Distrust Them We Do Camille Morales, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus

This film is based on the article "How We Teach our Kids That Women Are Liars" by Soraya Chemaly. http://www.rolereboot.org/culture-and-politics/details/2013-11-how-we-teach-our-kids-that-women-are-liars