Vanessa Ndombe | Democratic Republic of Congo | 2017 | 10 min
Binti means Girl in Swahili (one of the languages spoken in Congo). This is a story of a teen mom, age 16. She lives in a shelter for underprivileged child. There, they take her in and insure of her reinstatement into her family. While listening to her, I discovered a heavy past and some bad news. The big paradox in this story is to see a young girl taking care of another child. This film starts and finishes giving the big responsibility to the family, that is for me, the most important institution.

Girls Level Up

Anne Edgar | USA | 2017 | 8 mins
An inspiring voice in the conversation about the future of women in the video game industry, GIRLS LEVEL UP profiles a summer camp where girls are given three weeks to make their own video game demo. Camp Founder Laila Shabir, who grew up in a conservative Muslim neighborhood in the Middle East before coming to the United States, provides a unique perspective on the challenges facing girls who love video games and dream of making them.

Kayan: Beyond the Rings

Marko Randelovic | Thailand/UK | 2018 | 5 mins
The Kayan people of northern Thailand’s so-called “long-neck” villages would like the world to hear the truth behind the negative media headlines. Should we not let the Kayan people decide whether they want people to visit them or not? In an ethical boycott, nobody wins.


Mark Olexa & Francesca Scalisi | Switzerland/Bangladesh | 2015 | 12 mins
“I came from Heaven. I came to destroy all bad things in the world. I’m a police officer. I’m a flower angel. I got a job at the police station. I will punish them. I will put them in jail.” This is the story of a girl and the tragedy that changed her life.


Saad Khan & Tazeen Bari | UK/Pakistan | 2017 | 25 mins
Qandeel Baloch: the life, death, and impact of Pakistan’s working-class icon. This film tells Qandeel’s story through her own videos and media appearances. A young, fearless woman who collided with Pakistan’s mainstream media, exposed the religious right and challenged middle-class morality.

Sleeping with the Devil

Alisa Yang | USA | 2017 | 23 mins
Based on a recorded Skype exorcism and found footage, the filmmaker confronts her past growing up in the Evangelical prophetic and deliverance ministry.

The Campaign

Jenny Montasir | USA/Egypt | 2017 | 17 mins
Could an advertisement help end sexual harassment in Egypt? The Campaign follows the making of the first-ever mass ad campaign in Egypt to boldly address the epidemic of sexual harassment.

Bou (Bride)

Mahi Ramakrishnan | Malaysia/Myanmar | 2017 | 28 mins
Bou is about Rohingya girls who are sold into marriage by traffickers. It also explores the mindset of the men who buy them for thousands of dollars.

Fear Us Women

David Darg | USA/Syrian Arab Republic | 2017 | 27 mins
Fear Us Women follows Hanna Bohman, a Canadian civilian who has spent the last three years in Syria as a volunteer soldier battling ISIS. As a member of the YPJ, an all-female Kurdish army, Hanna gives an inside look at the brave women fighting for liberation in the world’s most dangerous country.