Unwearable Functional: Akinetic Mutism

Heejoo Kim | USA | 2015 | 5 mins
Society attempts to strip a woman of her self-expression by clothing her in oppressive garments of expectation, yet still, the seeks a path to self-liberation.

Diary of Reflection

Penda Diakité | USA ,Mali | 2012 | 3 mins
A bi-cultural woman of color processes the overwhelming pressure to conform to the image of the ideal woman as dictated by pop culture media.

After Work

Mengna Lei | China, USA | 2016 | 3 mins
The taboos surrounding sex, love, and intimacy in modern Chinese society are grappled within every home.

Where Are the Men?

Taraneh Salke | Afghanistan, USA | 2011 | 15 mins
Successful family planning, improved women’s health, and development in Afghanistan require the support of the country’s men as well as the women. Yet, in a place where women require men’s permission to leave the house, seek health care, or use contraceptives, how will this come about?

The Ripple Effect

Sarah Jahaan Khan | Pakistan | 2015 | 6 mins
Access to safe water transforms the lives of rural women in Pakistan, giving them the freedom to pursue new opportunities for earning an income to invest in their families.

Afghanistan Women in the 1393 Election

Roya Sadat and Alka Sadat | Afghanistan | 2015 | 15 mins
Afghan women defied Taliban threats by participating in the election that determined former-President Hamid Karzai’s successor. Amid allegations of systematic electoral fraud, a runoff prolonged the process for six months as NATO troops withdrew.

Count

Clare Unsworth | UK | 2015 | 3 mins
A diverse group of women powerfully join together to name and challenge issues of everyday sexism.

I Am THEM

Kel Hanney | USA | 2015 | 14 mins
Consider the pivotal points of three women: one must decide her role in assisted suicide, another reveals that she was sexually abused to her partner, and a third woman must decide how she lives with cancer. Would you decide the same?

Beautiful Beast!

Roya Sadat | Afghanistan | 2015 | 5 mins
A music video for the band Tapei Teahouse raising global awareness of women’s empowerment in Afghanistan.