Connecther Presents:

GI/TW Archive Film Gallery

Beauty Redefined Carlie Chaussee, Simi Valley High School

Girls are "blinded' by their true beauty because of the beauty standards in today's society. In order for us to take off the blindfolds, we need to redefine what truly makes us beautiful.



Education, Not Altar Atiyya Tul Munim, Moi University, School of Medicine

The short film, EDUCATION, NOT ALTAR tells the story of a girl living in Kakuma refugee camp Kenya, who is since the age of 14 has been fighting a war against early child marriage. For 4 years now she has persisted and fought for her right to education. The story explores her challenges, resilience




Voices Max Burbey, Francesca Reyna, St.Andrew's Episcopal School

Voices is about the beauty and impact of women. The people in this film express their feelings about women in an answer to two different questions, "what would the world be like without women?" and "what is one word you think of when you think of women?" This film is impactful and inspirational. Voi



Violence Against Women Mary Welch, Dominique Hamilton, Amaya Bustillos, Angel Navarro-Padilla, Saint Thomas More High School

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN IS A REPEATING CYCLE THAT SURVIVORS KNOW ALL TOO WELL. ABUSERS COME IN ALL SHAPES AND SIZES, COMMITTING ACTS OF VIOLENCE PHYSICALLY, VERBALLY, AND ESPECIALLY MENTALLY. UNHEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS CAN LEAD TO SUBSTANCE ABUSE, SUICIDAL THOUGHTS OR BEHAVIOR, ANXIETY, UNCO




Part-Time Love Tiana Malhotra, Abbotsleigh School for Girls

The film follows the experience of my grandma in her fifty-year long marriage to my grandfather which reflects the patriarchal tendencies of Indian society then and till this day. The subtle behaviours expected by society which invoke women to be submissive and conform to gender stereotypes is what



Maksad (The Aim) Pooja Gowtham Bohra, Flame University

A glimpse into the difficulties and hopes of a small town girl trapped in the expectations of society and her responsibilities towards her family.




Why Some Women End Up With Noting After Divorce? Shereen Nidal Nanish, Jordan Media Institute

Why Some Women End Up With Noting After Divorce? What is the real problem? the lack of awareness? or the weak legal system? or the culture? A woman who got a divorce recently tells us her story, and how she ended up having nothing after years of hard working. In addition, we are going to listen to



The Untold tales of the Rohingya Daughters Mashiat Sharif, Asian University for Women

“The Untold Tales of the Rohingya Daughters” is a documentary giving the audience a glimpse of the hardships of the refugee Rohingya women. After the violence against Rohingyas broke out in the Rakhaine state of Mayanmar in late August 2017, these women have been through a very traumatic experie




eventually, it goes away Aruzhan Dossymkozha, Inzhu Dosmagambet, Turan University

This video is about Violence Against Women and Girls. Brief story sequence: social survey about the coherence between girls' clothes and raping, project 'Mother's house' , interview of girls, who were raped and got pregnant, proposal for solving the problem



Honest Beauty - Girls Impact The World Film Festival Clara Lind, Kungsholmens Gymnasium/Stockholms Musikgymnasium

This movie is about Honest Beauty. I chose this theme because I have always thought a lot about how girls feel this pressure to look good and "beautiful" in front of and especially for others.