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.

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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



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




If The World Was A School Nivaal Rehman, Maryam Rehman, Sinclair Secondary School

The documentary, "If The World Was A School" follows the story of the filmmakers Maryam and Nivaal Rehman's experience in being twin activists for girls education since they were eight years old. The story unfolds with the first visit the twins made to the girls' government school in their village t



4 Days Ago Priscilla Reyna, Boise State University

A true narrative of an American woman’s average Saturday night turned sexually assaulted in a safe space with a witness in the era of #MeToo and #TimesUp! Detailing the process of a predators abuse of power. Silence. And force of a movements ability to inspire us to TELL the truth. To share awaren




Venezuela's Contraception Crisis Valentina Hueck, Pratt Institute

Venezuela's disappearance of contraception has brought many health risks. The women of this era must find other ways to survive this crisis.



Zarina's Recipe of Dream Life Lami Sha, Karakurm International University

Zarina is from Hundur Yaseen, a small village of Gilgit Baltistan Pakistan. Zarina was born when there wasn't yet the trend of education, especially girls' education. And most of the people were very poor and backward. She gets married in only 15 years. She decides to educate all her children in ver




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.



Smile Anriyan Ridwan Tahir, Hasanuddin University

---Smile Summary : The film features women, especially those who are undergoing their education in Indonesia, who are facing a lot of pressure, ranging from poverty to psychological attacks that hinder or even dismiss them in continuing their education. Who are able to deal with it in one way...




The women across tradition HANNAH KEZIA JOSE, Asian University for Women

Mosammat Jasmine currently is in her 50’s is still active in road, fighting with men and society and independently finding her way for her living. She is coming from a small area in Chittagong, Bangladesh. Few years after her marriage her husband abandoned her. It was a very big responsibility for



Who Is JenBKLYN? Roxanne Lim, St. John's University

Media personality JenBKLYN revisits her childhood dreams and shares the experiences that inspired her to break down industry expectations and form her own company, NextJeneration.