Connecther Presents:

Gitw FILM GALLERY

ALL FILMS ARE VIEWABLE ONLINE. SEARCH BY CATEGORY ABOVE AND SCROLL DOWN TO VIEW FILMS. ALL PAST FILMS ARE VIEWABLE ON OUR YOUTUBE PAGE AND PAST WINNERS CAN BE FOUND HERE.

Voting for GITW 2018 ends on March 1, 2018 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.

See VOTING rules and requirements for the People's Choice Award HERE.

*Some Films May Contain Strong Themes

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Tune Your Ears Rebecca Dharmapalan, UC Berkeley

In this film thesis I am looking at the themes of immigration, migration, civil war, genocide and freedom's effects on self-identity. In the process of filming my four South Asian grandparents, I hope to understand their lives better, and thorough their stories grow to understand the complexities of



The Real Women In STEM Montaha Chowdhury, Asian University for Women

When it comes to Science in Bangladesh, women are told generally to be doctors or go to a certain field that is"suitable" for them. But Women in the STEM in Bangladesh do exist! But how many know about their experiences? And why don't we discuss this more often? When it comes to Science, Bangladesh




Indefinite Melissa Gurusinghe, King's College London

Hundreds of asylum seekers, survivors of FGM, Human trafficking, rape and war are unlawfully detained indefinitely in a prison-like compounds, where neglect and mismanagement are commonplace. A place like this couldn't exist here ? These are the untold stories of the indefinitely detained asylum see



The Senses of Beauty Melissa Aguilar, Acero Major Hector P. Garcia MD High School

In my video, I explain my meaning of beauty standards. How machismo/society has tried to control my life and who I should be as a young woman.




The Gods will be angry Preeti Shakya, Janaki Medical College, Tribhuvan University

In Nepal, menstrual hygiene management still remains a major challenge to most girls and women- with shame and stigma attached around menstruation, limited health education and lack of hygienic sanitary materials contributing to health problems, social exclusion and poor educational outcomes. In cer



Honest Beauty - A Commentary Kirsten Lam, Northville High School

What is beauty? This film seeks to explore the concept of beauty in society, followed by a personal interpretation from the creator of the film, Kirsten Lam, and those of other girls/women in her community.




Code Like A Girl Sofia Ongele, Albert Einstein Academy

Women and girls make up only 18% of computer science graduates. If we want innovations of the future to have diversity of thought and creation, women need to be a part of the conversation. To solve this, we need more girls to learn to code. The results are astounding, just watch what happens when a



Women in STEM Winnona Li, California Academy of Mathematics and Science

Women feel discouraged from pursuing STEM careers, which can begin at a young age, leading to the gender gaps that we see in STEM fields today. In order to change these statistics, we must change the way we treat our girls at school and at home. We must encourage them to participate in STEM activit




Carousel Alexandra "Sasha" Duckworth, University of South Carolina

What are the most important moments in your life? What would you do if you could not experience them? For millions of women and girls across the globe, this is their reality. Burdened by insufficient healthcare systems and shorter lifespans, women everywhere often miss out on the beautiful things th



Don't Wait Carmen Padron, Yankton High School

My musical film, embodies a song of hope that I made for the future, a song that explores the idea that we as humans are all the same, and the people I share in the video are huge inspirations, that deserve to be followed, they exemplify the hope that many of us are looking for today, the song is si