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girl ungirdled rasha mahmoud mohamed, masscommunication cairo university

The film revolves around four different girls in thinking, scientific study, orientation, belonging, and social life, but they have one event: the practice of racism towards society. This racist approach differs from each other. The film lives with the four girls in Egyptian society, in various asp

Stand Up Men Emily Seshadri, Birkbeck, Univeristy of London

For a long time, gender equality has been seen as a woman's fight. In reality, it is an issue which needs both men and women to get actively involved in if we want to see true change. Here, we see men taking a stand with women to fight for gender equality.

Wonder Women: The Heroes Behind the Camera Chloe Callahan, Emerson College

I spoke to four Visual Media Arts Production majors to discuss the sexism in the media industry and how employing more women behind the scenes can help solve women's issues.

Twenty % Temitayo Oyekanmi, Georgia State University

A young overly qualified women is finding difficulty getting a job with ease. This film follows her and her nervousness on her third interview of the month.

Roles Reversed Olivia Lovito, Savannah College of Art and Design

A male model allows a female photographer to be inappropriate and verbally abusive because he needs the job. After the shoot, she threatens to fire him if he doesn't sleep with her. The purpose of this film is for men to put themselves in the shoes of women and understand the problems they're facing

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

Surviving Burns Mallika Sehgal, FLAME University

A film follows lives of three women who are survivors of domestic violence and its aftermath.

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

As Girl/ As Women Gillian Ryan Dittmer, Rider University

As girls grow up, they are introduced to the world's unrealistic beauty standards and expectations of women. As girls, they don't doubt themselves, and they look optimistically to the future. As women, these perspectives take a turn. This film explores the causes and solutions for this phenomenon.

Life begins when violence ends Bernardo Appel, Marista Pio XII

A short documentary to get people's attention over important themes such as violence against women and gender unequality.