Connecther Presents:

GITW Green IS Film Gallery


Submission deadline for Green IS extended to March 1, 2018!

Do you know a Girl Greening Up the World?

The Ian Somerhalder (IS) Foundation & Girls Impact the World have partnered to present the inaugural GITW / Green IS Award!

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STUDENTS submit your 3–6 minute film on environmental issues that either:
1) propose solutions to environmental issues that impact women and girls OR
2) create awareness about environmental issues that impact women and girls. Maybe it's a profile of a woman making a difference in the field, a law legislated by a woman, a specific problem that affects the economic activity of women in a given area, etc. How can these two issues come together to solve an environmental problem and advance women?

Topics may include: climate change, green energy, water, pollution, garbage and waste reduction, bio-diversity, and other issues. Your film can be a: narrative, documentary, investigative reporting, music video, animation, or curated film (film collage).

Film Festival Guidelines, see here. **disregard "issue areas" under eligibility on guidelines page as Green IS issue areas are environmental related. All other film requirements on guidelines page are applicable.

Thank you and we look forward to seeing how your film addresses girls greening up the world. Good luck!

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Grand prize is $2500

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Isang Kahig, Isang Tuka: One Scratch, One Peck Oshin Edralin, Pasadena City College

A documentary about women garbage pickers in the Philippines: these women are either too sick or malnourished, too uneducated and too poor to be able to lift themselves up towards economic independence. Generation after generation face poverty because picking garbage does not sustain them and their

The Basic Need Natalie, Kathryn, Kasling, Texas Christian University

This film shows the vital need of clean drinking water for women and children in developing countries such as Ethiopia. Without clean drinking water, these women face the undesirable consequences that no one deserves to face.

Dara Fauzan Cakra Dermawan, Hasanuddin University

Dara tells a story about a young woman named Dara who was not confident with her looks. In her opinion, society has defined what is beauty based on the perspective given by the mainstream media, which is the beauty based on the physical outlook only. She tried to present herself as what others want

Waste Lidia Balanovich, Nashua High School North

Human activity is responsible for over half of the increase in global temperatures since 1950. People all around the world waste so much every day without realizing the effects of their actions. This video brings awareness to these harmful daily habits and provides tips on how to reduce human impa

Ending fear Estefany hernandez , Capital City Public Charter School

“Ending Fear” is a short film that shows the hardships that many women and young ladies face everyday to light. Many women face the reality of having no one to talk to. This film was created to inspire women to speak out and to let them know that they’re not alone.

WAR: Waste, A source of Resource- Learn to Empower Sadia Jafrin, Amina azad, Jahangirnogor University

Waste is a resource out of place. We saw that there was lots of waste littering here and there that made the environment hazardous. We chose this since we realized that Bangladesh does have waste management awareness but the awareness is built within people o