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Voting for GITW 2017 ends on March 1, 2017 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.

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*Some Films May Contain Strong Adult Themes

What is Beauty ? Michaela Habte, Winter Park High School

First I asked three questions to some friends, about them, personally regarding beauty standards. I conducted a brief social experiment with my friends, asking them to write down all their insecurities, down on a card. I then had them write what the like about each other on separate flash cards with

Women Vs. STEM Sok Sahas, Kim Chandina, Om Virya, Doeun Sokunsereyrath, Bou Socheata, Ky Tith Marinet, Sonthurmuk High school

This film is talking about the Women in STEM. We have picked up three things which are the current problem, solutions and how important the women in STEM is. Firstly, there are 3 main reasons that make girls less in STEM field. Old stereotype of the people in their society makes their parents try

I am Maria Shafiqua Nawrin Oishi, Asian University for Women

Bangladesh is a country where 49.52% of the total population is female, but how many girls or women does actually make it to sports?? After reading the news of kick boxer, Tajamul Islam, an 8-year-old girl from Kashmir, India, I was moved and there was a sudden epiphany why do not I hear about women

Street based sex workers of Dhaka city. Neealana Naushin, Asian University for Women, Chittagong

This documentary is based on the struggle and hardship the street based sex workers of Dhaka, Bangladesh have to face in a daily basis. Their earning from per customer is of about Taka 100, which is USD 1.27 only. Neither do they have a sustainable income source nor a secure shelter or access to ess

"the truth behind domestic violence" The Movement Project Syd Scholes, Campo Verde High School

"the truth behind domestic violence" The Movement Project, brings awareness to domestic violence through the use of movement. Placed in the setting of an abandoned house in Puerto Peñasco, Mexico, various aged girls use dance to demonstrate the pain and fear surrounding abuse of all kind. In summar

This is 2017 Rae Kanoa, Palos Verdes High School

In a passionately-worded poem accompanied by visuals, 'This is 2017’ touches base on the social constructions behind the oppression of women.

Let her go Tien Nguyen, Asian University for Women

Through a poignant story of a woman who was once loved but later abused by her intimate partner, this music video suggests a solution to end violence against women: Men, women, and the society as a whole have to act together.

#CultureAgainstWomen Phuong Vu Hoang, Hanoi University of Science and Technology

In the world of todays, domestic violence is now becoming a significant issue of society than ever. It can happen whenever, wherever there has a woman.The reasons are usually focused on the aspects of men, marriage collapsion. However, it is forgotten that over thousands of years, the shaped cultura

Division Shaelyn Handy, Mansfield lake Ridge

Division is a short film touching base on sexually abused women fighting with their inner demons. We see plenty of films showing the act and the effect but we never truly get to understand what is going on in the victims mind, dividing the victim from who they used to be and what they are now. Divis

MDIS 3 Insecurities Palugaswewa Rashmika Piyumanthi, Hasita Chandra Kumar, Feriza Andini Sebayang, Erica Izene Arciaga Giere, Management Development Institute of Singapore

Documentary on women facing their own insecurities and the struggles to acknowledge the perfect inner beauty within themselves.It revolves around a group of strangers who realized and acknowledged the importance of believing in themselves knowing that others may find perfections within the perceived