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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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



It's Time To Talk Pauline Schrott, University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria

A troupe of young women ventured out to find the answer to the question "How can we help young women be more at peace with themselves so that they can go out and create positive change for the world?" This led them down many streets and alleys in Hong Kong, holding conversations with both men and w




Honest Beauty Enya Bours, Independence High School

Today's society is a place where everyone is pressured to "fit in." But if fitting in is at the expense of self-acceptance and self-expression, is it really worth it? This short film explores the impact media has on girls of all ages, and how "perfect" is a dream that doesn't require you to change i



4 Days Ago Priscilla Reyna, Boise State University

A true narrative of an American woman’s average Saturday night turned sexually assaulted in a safe space with a witness in the era of #MeToo and #TimesUp! Detailing the process of a predators abuse of power. Silence. And force of a movements ability to inspire us to TELL the truth. To share awaren




Pretty Enough Zoe McCracken, William and Mary

A young woman reflects on her insecurities and experiences that have made her feel less beautiful.



Point B Lynzee Misseldine, Birdville High School

A teenage girl struggles to find who she is and with being more comfortable with who she is. She does this through bonding with her mother.




Who Is JenBKLYN? Roxanne Lim, St. John's University

Media personality JenBKLYN revisits her childhood dreams and shares the experiences that inspired her to break down industry expectations and form her own company, NextJeneration.



Finding Beauty Kailen Kim, Etowah High School

A documentary of Eli Hughes, a non-binary transgender, who struggled with finding themself through their gender identity. This film is based on society's definition of beauty and how it affects girls, boys, and people of all genders. Coming out from being labeled as a girl to a non-binary transgende




The Unheard Majority Susannah Short, Clovis West High School

This video covers just a few of the current issues going on today with women. Through this you will see 6 different teens talking about what they want to do statistical reality comes into play of what it is really like for women out in the world.



Gaze Sydney Holt, Catherine Vo, Saint Agnes Academy

All Jasmine's mother wants is for her daughter to be free of the oppression, sexism, and fear she has dealt with. As Jasmine grows up, she is challenged by events that leave her hurt and conflicted. She questions the power the male gaze has over her, battles with sexism, and deals with sexual harass