The term “Girl Power” is overplayed, sure, but Girlgaze’s short documentary film series is one area where it applies.
Girlgaze is a photography group founded by Amanda De Cadenet that supports young female photographers and filmmakers.
In their new series, sponsored by Levi’s, they tapped four women to make short films about other women who have changed the world around them.
She’s Revolutionary – Director Brittany “B.Monét” Fennell explores the relationship between #MeToo founder Tarana Burke and her gender non-conforming, activist child Kaia Burke.
Drum As You Are – Switching coasts from NYC to L.A., this documentary short tells the story of a woman who created a school of rock for young girls.
# 6 – Young athlete Sam Gordon started out playing tackle football with the boys, then created her own league for girls. Now 15, she’s the first woman to be honored by the NFL with the Game Changer award and is telling her story to director Molly Fisher.
Jasilyn: Activist of the Land – This short film by Lina Plioplyte tells the uplifting story of Jasilyn Charger. Charger, a Native American teen, made headlines after rallying young people around the Dakota access pipeline protests at Standing Rock, North Dakota.
Read the story at The Cut.
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