Connecther Presents:

GI/TW Archive Film Gallery

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

Herstory Nia Evans, CK McClatchy

I created this project to show young girls older women and anyone who will watch that we all struggle with feeling beautiful and feeling good enough physically. These insecurities are universal but the messages that the media sends us makes this problem worse, however together we can navigate how th

Veiled Emotions Zawadi Tissières, Anderson

A short film about Yasi, a young girl from Iran who comes to America as a foreign exchange student with the help of her dad home in Iran.

The Last Time Shalom Omo-Osagie, Bowie State University

This is a story of a woman that has been in an abusive relationship and after reminiscing on the night before, she decides that it's time for things to change and that would be the last time he puts his hands on her.

Fighting the Gender Gap Briana Berger, F.W. Buchholz High School

The film, Fighting the Gender Gap, works to empower minority groups in technology by dismantling negative stereotypes surrounding technical careers. It features a variety of girls that have an impact in STEM to allow young girls to imagine the possibility of a STEM career. The film aims to change t

The Real World Tara Ellis-Vaughn, Woodside High School

All women are absolutely beautiful, yet terribly unrepresented in today's present world. Even with the more open-minded society that exists currently, women of all sizes and shapes have yet to sweep the nation. I believe that if we promoted a more positive view of women of all types, then the genera

Rewiring of the Societal Mind Rachel Hankers, Suffolk Community College

The modern media, over the past 50 years, has held up a particular body image that defines "beauty" for women. This ideal initiated by the media has led to an increase in an array of mental diseases such as Anorexia, Bulimia, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, etc, amongst teenage and young adult women. Thro

Shonirbhorota Anila Shaheen, Asian University for Women

This is a story of a woman who has two "disabled" daughters who had to face many challenges to educate her special daughters because the normal schools refused admit them. After a long period of struggle she has now educated her daughters and is also running an organization in her village to support

This Is A Girl Jordyn Roach, University of Oregon

This curated film gives an overview of several problems women all over the world face today, and presents a solution to these problems that must be pursued. The painting of the face represents that these obstacles are faced by women of many ethnicities.

Africa Hero Wooching, Ke Kula O Ehunuikaimalino

I wrote this song when I was 12 after spending 2 months in Rwanda,Africa. This is my song with photos from my trip.I went with my mom. We brought 250 yards of fabric from Hawaii and made new clothes for entire orphanages . I plan to attend University for popular music , and plan to use my voice to