Featured Filmmakers

September 3, 2019

Bobbi Broome

“I want to give all the little brown and black girls out there hope,” says filmmaker Bobbi Broome. “If I can inspire at least one little girl to follow her dreams, my life mission will be accomplished.”
September 3, 2019

Gerardo Torres Hernández

What happens when a video game coder takes on the subject of violence against women? Just ask Gerardo Torres Hernández.
September 3, 2019

Halimah Tariq

Lawyer and aspiring documentary filmmaker Halimah Tariq’s short film Scarred Reality focuses on the devastating effects of acid attacks on women in Pakistan—and shows how survivors are rebuilding their lives.
September 20, 2019

Jessica Mabanglo

Jessica Mabanglo is a communications arts major at Gordon College in Massachusetts. She works as a videographer for departmental programs at Gordon, where she can be seen lugging equipment all over campus.
September 3, 2019

Jordyn Roach

Jordyn Roach, a member of the Girls Impact the Word’s Under 30 Advisory Board, brings a unique artistic vision to her work.
September 3, 2019

Meghan Cullen

Meghan Cullen’s powerful film Self Portrait won the Gems’ Choice Award at the Girls Impact the World Film Festival.
September 20, 2019

Nguyen Thi Kieu Oanh

When Nguyen Thi Kieu Oanh rode her motorbike 110 km from Hanoi to the small village she featured in her film What I Love Most, she said it was “like finding paradise.”
September 3, 2019

Pooja Khati

Pooja Khati’s film Asma inspired Connecther to create the Girls Global Education Fund, which offers scholarship funds to several financially challenged girls each year.
September 3, 2019

Rebecca Dharmapalan

Rebecca Dharmapalan, who was featured as one of Glamour’s 2017 “College Women of the Year,” credits the Girls Impact the World Film Festival with “launching my career as a social activist and changemaker.”
August 28, 2019

Sarah Jehaan Khan

Sarah Jehaan Khan screened two of her Girls Impact the World Film Festival films at Asian Development Bank conferences, shining attention on critical drought and pesticide issues facing women in Pakistan.
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