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.

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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



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.



Maria: Cradle of Independence Edwin Campos, Lone Star College Cy Fair

The documentary highlights the background, education, and views of a young Hispanic female immigrant student from Mexico. Maria, Princeton University student, has accomplished far into academics, but it has not been easy at all. She details hardships she personally has encountered into her universit




Waste, A source of Resource: WAR- Learn to Empower Sadia Jafrin, Amina Azad, Jahangirnagar University, Independent University Bangladesh

Waste is a resource out of place. We saw that there was lots of waste littering here and there that made the environment hazardous. We chose this since we realized that Bangladesh does have waste management awareness but the awareness is built within people o



The Basic Need No One Talks About Lorena Bonet, Andrea Brito , Fairdale High School, St. Francis School

This film creates awareness about the issue of periods. Periods are a natural occurrence in a woman’s life. They can be beautiful and uncomfortable but can also degrade the life of many women who lack access to sanitary products. Such lack of a basic need results in health issues, loss of dignity,




There Is Hope Savannah Osborn, Lawton Chiles High School

There is Hope is a film of art. Showing the pain and grief of women's suffrage around the world. Where they fall into the darkness. Yet a single dove, with its olive branch, gives them hope. Not only hope for a better life, a better hope for the future. To end women's suffrage.



Every Girl Should Have The Right To An Education Alyssa Bartlett, Cité-Des-Jeunes

In this short film I talk about women's education and the fact that every girl should have the right to go to school.