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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Indefinite Melissa Gurusinghe, King's College London

Hundreds of asylum seekers, survivors of FGM, Human trafficking, rape and war are unlawfully detained indefinitely in a prison-like compounds, where neglect and mismanagement are commonplace. A place like this couldn't exist here ? These are the untold stories of the indefinitely detained asylum see



Don't Wait Carmen Padron, Yankton High School

My musical film, embodies a song of hope that I made for the future, a song that explores the idea that we as humans are all the same, and the people I share in the video are huge inspirations, that deserve to be followed, they exemplify the hope that many of us are looking for today, the song is si




Unknown Alexandria Principe, Trinity Hall

In this short film, a girl is in an abusive relationship. She does not see the problem and makes no move to free herself from this abuse.



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




But He Loves Me... Rebecca Aranalde, School for Advanced Studies

This short film captures the essence of what it truly means to be victimized. As we follow the life of a teenage girl who is blinded by the "love" she thinks is good for her, she endures tragic mental battleships and the severity of coming to terms with the truth. A boy who she thinks is her world,



Pretty Enough Zoe McCracken, William and Mary

A young woman reflects on her insecurities and experiences that have made her feel less beautiful.




Violence against women:Domestic Maria Fernanda Alvarez Vazquez, Mountain Pointe High School

Maribel ,the main character in this film, is representing women from all over who feel like their self worth has depreciated from the constant abuse and harassment that has been happening in their own home behind closed doors. Maribel goes to visit a close friend whom asks her about her marriage.Mar



What Women Deserve Olivia Martel, Bigfork High School

This video is to spread awareness of all the different types of abuse; it highlights all for kinds in order to educate viewers. Though at times graphic, it is important for the public to see what kind of pain abuse put innocent women through. It is in fact a terrifying epidemic, so hopefully this vi




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



Together We Can Michelle Simon, The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus

There is a need of educating our young boys and girls regarding the issue of violence against women. It is important to understand that this is not a women's issue alone. It is, in fact, the issue of the society as a whole and the only way to fight it is to fight it together. I strongly believe that