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A Film for Gugu Aida Namukose, African Leadership Academy

This is Gugu's story. Her journey and her struggles migrating from Zimbabwe to South Africa and being a refugee in a highly xenophobic country. This is also a story of how education has saved her, and how she believes it can save many more.

Langgam (Bird) Augustus Nicko T. Bas, Mindanao State University- Iligan Institute of Technology

A personal interview of a women full of regrets however, despite of hopelessness, she have found a chance. To fly is her dream, and she's gonna achieve that dream, soon.

Pitit Soley Rigodon Soeurette, Faculte d'Ethnologie

Bleaching is selling out everywhere in Haiti, and it get sells a lot, why?

Dilemma Diana Senator Lyoto, Catholic university of health and allied sciences( CUHAS)

Alice is a beautiful 14 years girl living in Kawetere village with her mother, Nuru. They both live in extreme poverty and poor Alice never gets access to education as a child. She is going to work as a housemaid in town. She is mistreated, abused and overworked by her boss, Matrida the wife of Vict

You are fat... so you are beautiful Lamina Seida , École professionnelle de audiovisuel et de graphisme

Your are you are beautiful is documentary about Leblouh which is the practice of force-feeding girls from as young as five to nineteen, in My society where obesity was traditionally regarded as desirable.leblouh is practiced to increase chances of marriage in a society where high body volum

Hope for life Shaqayeq (Bahar), Herat Afghan Turk girls high school

The synopsis of this film is about a women who’s husband died and she had to travel and become an internal displaced because of hunger and war in Afghanistan. she is now working and trying to protect her 9 member family.

GEMS: Girls Empowered by Math & Science Sadie Price-Elliott, Sussex County Technical School

How do we empower women to achieve in the traditionally male dominated STEM fields? Two teenagers are working to solve the problem through their GEMS (Girls Empowered by Math & Science) program. This film profiles women in STEM advocates Larissa Collins and Caroline Davidson in their efforts to insp

The Art of Mine Own Body Amanda Barner, University of Missouri

A poetic recreation and commentary on three female artists, whose works focus on violence against women throughout history.

Bangladesh'sGirls Inaya Ahmed, The Lawrenceville School

In Bangladesh there is a lack of infrastructure for orphaned and vulnerable girls because of poverty. This film shows an example of a solution to this issue.

Home Jenna Soong , Marymount High School

Based on a true story, a teen mother is kicked out of her house and faced with a difficult decision. Written, directed, filmed, and edited by Jenna Soong.