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girl ungirdled rasha mahmoud mohamed, masscommunication cairo university

The film revolves around four different girls in thinking, scientific study, orientation, belonging, and social life, but they have one event: the practice of racism towards society. This racist approach differs from each other. The film lives with the four girls in Egyptian society, in various asp

Hope: Between a wall and a hard place Maria-Fernanda Garcia, Laredo College

The two women involved in this interview have overcome many difficult situations to be where they are today. Their faces cannot appear in this documentary due to safety issues for themselves and for them to share their stories freely with no concerns. They are currently housed in a “immigrant home

Silently Sorry Meghan Montminy, Pelham High School

This short film is meant to relay an important message: there is NEVER an excuse to bully someone. Today, women feel pressured by society to live up to high standards when it comes to being beautiful. Society has turned being beautiful into a competition, turning people on one another and causing p

Lucía Gerardo Torres Hernández, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana

Lucia is a girl from a town far from the city, with great expectations about her life in an indifferent world, everything seems perfect beside the love of her life ..

TUMAINI, The hope ISHARA MUSIMWA Gentil, NADEGE CIBOGO Felista, Université Catholique de Bukavu and Université Officielle de Bukavu

This film titled ‘‘Tumaini’’ (Hope in Swahili) is about the situation of women and girls in the rural areas in the Eastern part of the DRCongo. In this region, girls’ right to education is not considered at the same level as boys rights. So due to the extreme poverty of the population of t

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.

GONE Haythem Makhlouf, ISIMA

It's a Story about a girl who forced to Marry in a very young age , Being abused by her husband. She gets tired of that and decided to leave

Chosen Halimah Muhammad, Kent State University

Chosen seeks to raise awareness about the pressure for the attainment of outward validation and relationship status across the world. A young woman for the first time reveals to her friends a poem she wrote that chronicles her journey to uncover the truth about what it means to be chosen as beautif

This is not consent Gemma Bovenizer, University College Dublin

In the wake of a recent trial in Dublin concerning consent and clothing, as well as countless other stories heard on a daily basis, this short film attempts to show people that no matter what piece of clothing you are wearing, how much or how little, that it does not equal consent. It aims to show h

Why is She So Beautiful? Martina Moussa, Tesoro High School

Girls and women of all ages look at each other wishing they had one another's features and characteristics; but its all a chain reaction. There will always be someone, taller, thinner, tanner, smarter, and stronger, and with this, women become so focused on features and characteristics they wish the