A Girl of No Importance

Anya Camilleri | UK | 2017 | 15 mins
A 16 year old Ukrainian girl, manages to escape from her traffickers, and she finds herself in the centre of Rome, a beautiful city where she can trust no-one.

Debris (Escombros)

Mary-Lyn Chambers | USA | 2015 | 15 mins
Caught in the gears of a US immigration detention center, twelve year-old Ana finds that seeking safety will cost more than she bargained for.

Reframing (Ressignificar)

Iolanda Oliveira | Portugal | 2020 | 3 mins
“Reframing” (Ressignificar) is a eulogy to the feminine, revealing and blossoming the Essence of Women in the form of love.

Mavka

Alona Shylova | Ukraine | 2020 | 5 mins
Two girls go swimming in the lake. Along the way, they are speaking about their everyday life as young women and problems of an adulthood. Swimming in the lake promises nothing special until one of the girls meets Mavka – mysterious creature from Ukrainian legends.

Lupita (Lupita, que retiemble la tierra)

Monica Wise Robles | United States | 2020 | 21 mins
The film intimately follows Lupita taking on risks and responsibility to represent her people, weaving her personal narrative into the painful revolutionary history of Mexico.

Flourish

Alia Alkaff | Singapore | 2020 | 2 mins
A girl fights to flourish under patriarchal rules dominating her childhood. She learns to break free from the mould and unlearn the toxicity that has restricted her growth.

Basta

Cecilia Albertini & Lesley Elizondo | United States | 2020 | 13 mins
Veronica was a 24 year old immigrant from El Salvador when she was sexually assaulted while working as a night janitor in Los Angeles. Thanks to her resilience and strength, she did not stay silent and created a grassroots movement to change the janitorial industry and fight its normalization of sexual abuse in the workplace.

Backwards God

Backwards God

Natalie Cook | United States | 2020 | 6 mins
Backwards God tells the story of how man made God in his image. The film interweaves elements of ecology and spirituality to retell the book of Genesis through a womanist lens.

Diwata

Remi Bumstead | United Kingdom | 2020 | 8 mins
Illegal logging operations run throughout the Philippines. Mining companies destroy large parts of ancient forest in order to start operations. On the island of Palawan, which is often voted the most beautiful island in the world, a small group of women are standing up against these big companies and protecting the forests and the spirit that lives within them.

Motherload

Zoya Lynch | Canada | 2020 | 14 mins
Follow professional skiers and mothers, Tessa Treadway and Izzy Lynch, as they carry the the load of loss, life changing events, and the love of their children into the mountains where they find fleeting moments of peace, growth and healing.

The Woman As A Witch (Las Hay)

Letícia do Valle | Brazil | 2021 | 20 mins
A short documentary that explores the famous witch hunt where many women were persecuted, showing how the image of the witch was shaped over time by society’s imagination, bringing reflections to our culture.

I Bleed

Leah Manasseh | Lebanon | 2021 | 58 mins
In this personal documentary, Leah goes on a journey of exploration, and healing, her first period left an emotional scar that hasn’t healed in twenty years.

Under The Scarf

Ana Antuna, Mehrin Ashraf, Michelle Leon & Cheyenne Williams | USA | 2018 | 6 mins
Mehrin, like any other teenage girl, tries to navigate her way through high school. Once the scarf is on, she’s deemed a stereotype. This film is one of four short social impact documentaries created co-produced by GlobalGirl Media + Women’s Voices Now, summer 2018.

She’s Got Game

Marisela Lopez, Adriana Mendoza & Sissi Rivas | USA | 2019 | 7 mins
This film exposes the underfunding and inequity young female athletes face throughout their time in school.

Onyi: The Path to Finding Me

Tamara Sims, Elissa Fong & Brigette Barrales | USA | 2019 | 6 mins
The media often portrays unrealistic standards that damage self-esteem and confidence of those who do not meet “ideal” beauty standards. This film focuses on Onyi, who, despite the pressures of society, is unapologetically herself.

not Quite Here, not Quite There

Diana Peña, Emily Ponce & Kianna Teachout | USA | 2019 | 5 mins
Media representations of immigrants dehumanize the people they portray. not Quite Here, not Quite There is a visual companion to a poem written by Diana Peña, focusing on the undocumented experience.

Code Red

Eva Bassel, Rickeyna Fields, Estrella Lopez, Erika Martinez & Celeste Vaca | USA | 2018 | 6 mins
Entering womanhood isn’t always easy. When encountering periods, women and young girls often have to “go with the flow”. Presenting scientific facts and personal experiences with a comedic edge, “Code Red” de-stigmatizes period talk. This film is one of four short social-impact documentaries co-produced by GlobalGirl Media + Women’s Voices Now, summer 2018.

Throwing Shade(s)

Phalaen Chang, Catherine Gudino, Imani Nahale-Salazar, Lalah Nicholson & Jackie Ramirez | USA | 2018 | 6 mins
A look at colorism and the stigmas faced by the underground drag performance community of Los Angeles, California. This film is one of four short social-impact documentaries co-produced by GlobalGirl Media + Women’s Voices Now, summer 2018.

Everywhere We Go

Arielle Davis, Elaina Guerrero, Keianna Johnson, Josie Ramirez & Angie Rodriguez | USA | 2018 | 6 mins
Following teenagers in the POC community who are battling mental illness and how it affects them in their everyday life. This film is one of four short social-impact documentaries co-produced by GlobalGirl Media + Women’s Voices Now, summer 2018.

Beauty Fear Violence

Anouk Phéline | France & USA | 2017 | 6 mins
A young woman goes home alone at night and thinks about death. Then come the screams. But what is a scream? And who is prey? This visual essay depicts a film noir Los Angeles ruled by violence against women and an unexpected tone.

His Cucumber

Sharine Atif | Egypt | 2015 | 4 min
An Egyptian woman shares her story about a man who sexually harasses her while at the market. Instead of ignoring him as most women would do, she confronts him with a shocking and unexpected tone.