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Boda Boda Catherine Achieng', Community Media Trust

Adoyo lives with her sick mother. After school, she sells groundnuts at the market to earn money for their upkeep. One day, she meets a man with a motorcycle (boda boda).

Turning The Tables Nistha Bhandari, Amrit science campus

Nepal is a country in south asia. East asian culture has this long running tradition of dominating women in every sphere of life.They are subjected to remain just inside four walls of house.They are expected to be involved only in household activities.This tradition makes women more vulnerable to po

Rural Women in Production Cycle Palwasha Timoor, Balkh Teacher Training Collage

This film is about Rural Women in Production Cycle. The rural women who have become economically independent in the villages in Afghanistan. The rural women who works locally like farming saffron and selling it to the market. In another village women are selling milk products to the market to mainta

Dignity Rachel Deva Rani Dharmapalan, Oakland School for the Arts

Gentrification is a large cause of displacement in many major cities. As cities undergo rapid development, rent prices rise, leading to increasing rates of homelessness. “Dignity” focuses on the unhoused women and girls in the city of Oakland, California. Gentrification is very prevalent in

Bold, Brave Amina Queen, Abdulsalam, University of Calabar, Calabar.

The short film tells a story of a girl who has struggled with education. She has completed her senior secondary school education and wants to further, but then she is not given the opportunity to study what she wants because according to her father, "she is a girl".Through consistency and cry for he

A Heist of One's Own Pubali (Priya) Ghosh, Savannah College of Art and Design

The world’s last oil tycoon has died. Frank’s seven seize the opportunity to take his widow for all she’s worth. Sally, Mandy, and Jane, notice a disturbing trend within the male dominated group and decide to take a stand.

I Have to Be Strong for Him Shereen Nidal Nanish, Jordan Media Institute

Widad Milhas, the mother of Malik, a boy who has a down syndrome. She decided to help her child and give him strength. So, she started a local project (small, local restaurant) to help merging him in the society and meet his full potential.

Until Ignorance Ends Zainab Zafar , Home Schooled

Women work hours on hours end within their house and outside. Until Ignorance Ends is a story that highlights the often forgot triple shift women carry. The emotional burden, the house work and working outside, Parveen is a woman who raises her own 3 children and works fourteen hours a day walking t

Hope for life Shaqayeq (Bahar), Herat Afghan Turk girls high school

The synopsis of this film is about a women who’s husband died and she had to travel and become an internal displaced because of hunger and war in Afghanistan. she is now working and trying to protect her 9 member family.

Home Jenna Soong , Marymount High School

Based on a true story, a teen mother is kicked out of her house and faced with a difficult decision. Written, directed, filmed, and edited by Jenna Soong.