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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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

Bhabi Shorif Sonia, Asian University for Women

This Film is on Anima Bhabi, who is an Eco-activist.

Maatir Chula (The Clay Stove) Pooja Khati, Asian University for Women

This film showcases the impacts of using clay stove on women.

Lucy Blake: A Profile of an Environmentalist Gabriella Nightingale, Castilleja School

This film is a profile of Lucy Blake, an environmentalist working to conserve land in northern California.

Smoke Dimanche Regou, IIEK Omiros

Smoke is a short video that explains the implications of pollution coming from everyday life's smoking habits that negatively impact maternal health and children. At the end of it a solution is being presented.

Where Do Your Clothes Come From? Amanda Camos, Cardinal Gibbons High School

Have you ever wondered where your clothes come from or who makes them? Unfortunately, garment workers overseas are treated like slaves and do not make enough money to support themselves or their families. Clothing companies in the United States take advantage of this and produce clothing at an insan

Smoke Dimanche Regou, IEK Omiros

Smoke is a short video of 6:05 minutes that explains the implications of pollution coming from everyday life's smoking habits that negatively impact maternal health and children. At the end of it a solution is being presented.

A THOUSAND YEAR GIFT Mr Houmphanh PHAHONGCHANH, Teacher Trainning colleage

Sounisa, age 18, likes playing sports and the beauty of nature. Sounisa, by chance, meets a guy named Sely who litters and thinks this is normal, as everyone does. But Sounisa wishes to live in a clean world, where people value the environment and nature. She doesn’t want to live in a rubbish dump

Motherhood Yaroslava , Srednerussky Humanities and Technology Institute

This story is about mother with the gift of seeing the future. She understands that urgently needs to change the attitude of the teen girl to the world, or the catastrophe from her vision will be real. Realizing that the habits and behavior of her child is difficult to change without bright motivati

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