Connecther Presents:

GI/TW Archive Film Gallery

Harvesting Hope Sarah Jahaan Khan, Headstart School

The World Health Organization (1992) reported that roughly 3 million pesticide poisonings occurred annually, and women suffered disproportionately. In many countries cotton picking is done exclusively by women, and my film highlights the health implications of chemical pesticides on them, and its un



The Chain Reaction Cindy Thai, Alexis Dachs, Durango High School

People think violence is always physical, yet violence can be a verbal action too. Thousands of people die each year from bullying and it is the number one rising issue that women and girls face today. One act of bullying can cause a chain reaction that is negative, effecting the victim as well as t




The Untold tales of the Rohingya Daughters Mashiat Sharif, Asian University for Women

“The Untold Tales of the Rohingya Daughters” is a documentary giving the audience a glimpse of the hardships of the refugee Rohingya women. After the violence against Rohingyas broke out in the Rakhaine state of Mayanmar in late August 2017, these women have been through a very traumatic experie



I Am A Woman Lauren Bautista, Savannah College of Art and Design

A young woman goes through her day, facing the societal expectations placed on her, only to reveal that they are the very thing that strengthens her.




FEMSTEM Marisa Umeh, Megan Hoang, Diamond Bar High School

FEMSTEM, the film, chronicles the rise of the first all muslim girls robotics team. Lead by a 16 year old coach, Zaina Syed, the FEMSTEM team defied the odds, one robot at a time.



The Amazons Cry Ignacio Núñez Palmieri, Forest Trial Academy

With performances of Haitian and Dominican women, this short film represents four different countries in which some of the most basic women's rights are violated every day. All in the effort to create awareness and motivate the viewer into spreading the word about these issues.




Truly Unique Safety Jazzlyn Unique Marshall-Lee, full sail university

This video was an original for the focus forward contest. I wanted to come up with an invention that could cut down on violence and rape against women. I wanted to share my store through short film and hopefully help someone else be willing to share theirs and shed more light on this very serious si



Defining beauty Norhan Qasem, Normandale Community College

A poem about what it means to be beautiful.




The Real Inconvenient Truth: The Prevalence of Rape in a Gloabal Society Kiah Beeman, Marysville-Pilchuck HS

Through the use of statistics and anecdotes, the serious epidemic of rape in the US and abroad is presented. This short film also addresses the attitudes that allow rape to prevail and cause women to be blamed for the crimes committed against them. All spoken pieces are represented with text to prom



Confine Rachel Yurkovich, Cleveland Institute of Art

A reflection on an eating disorder. Research was done on the history of dieting, anorexia, bulimia, and other extremes that women go through to reach the 'ideal' female figure. The steel chair is a combination of designs from medieval torture chairs, electric chairs, and dinning chairs. The purpose