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 Adult Themes

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.



Stand Up Men Izadora Dau, Lehman College

Up and coming producers Joshua Hazlehurst and Donovan Cortese talking about misogyny in the music industry and how it affects the way they approach their own music.




Rising Artist Refuses to Become Apart of Misogyny Madison Edwards, Rachel Kelley, Northeast High School

We interviewed up and coming artist, Mitchel Gerald, to find out if he is dodging the stereotypical route many musicians in hip-hop and rap culture fall into, which is degrading and abusing women. Mitchel informed of us of how his music does not align with that, along with providing other artist who



I LOST HAND IN WAR Mr Houmphanh PHAHONGCHANH, Teacher Trainning college

A 70 year old woman became a soldier in the Indochina War in 1962, when she was only 15 years old. She did this to protect her family and her country. Her life in the war was difficult and made her confused. Sometimes she would cry to herself. She did not want to talk about her backstory because the




Covered Up Brenna Koch, Marian Central Catholic High School

I made this short video to show an example of how girls, especially teenagers, in society today feel the need to cover up their flaws. With the use of makeup, I had the girls in my video write a word on their face that symbolized their biggest insecurity, then try to cover it up with makeup. When th



#NiUnaMenos (No one less) Valentina Guerra Balbontin, Alicante de la florida

Ni una menos (No one less) is a movement in Latin America to end with violence against women, to finish the gender inequality, and protect her rights. The images were recorded in a protest in chile.




Becoming Grace Goen, Alamo Heights High School

This video documents the sometimes overwhelming experience that accompanies shopping. The emotions people find behind the adds they are pressured to live up too.



Women - Empowering Our World Haley Werst, Clatsop Community College

I created this film to be short and wordless in order to give it an emotional impact. It showcases women from around my local area and how they hold our community together and work to make it a better place.




Behind the Smile Carmella Matthews, Cedar Hill High School

A young girl expresses her thoughts and emotions she feels while going through depression that nobody sees. She explains how she is viewed by other people in comparison to what is really going on in her life. She reaches her breaking point and reacts to it in a way that no one will ever understand.



Black Women In STEM Sydnie Heslop, New Visions Charter High School for the Humanities

This short documentary captures the reality of black women in the STEM workforce, and discusses solutions to the lack of representation of women of color in this field.