Have you had the opportunity to work on equality and non-discrimination in the classroom? If so, what resources did you use? We collect the best Short Films On Equality And Non-Discrimination.

Short films on equality and non-discrimination for the classroom and home

There are many options for addressing equality from the classroom.

Short Films On Equality And Non-Discrimination

What does it mean to do something ‘Like a Girl’?

This video is part of a campaign that wants to banish the negative message behind the expression ‘do things like a girl’. To do this, it presents participants with a series of situations to be developed, and then asks a group of girls and women their perception of when they hear these words.

Daisy has something to say about Tesco’s clothes

Although it is not a short film, we thought it would be interesting to include this video. Its main character is little Daisy, who shows how the messages that appear on some T-shirts are depending on whether they are for girls or boys. In the case of them, texts like ‘Hey’, ‘Beautiful’ or ‘I feel fabulous’ are usual. For them, the models shown include messages such as ‘Adventures in the desert await you’ or ‘Hero’. Daisy reflects on this situation and what it means to her.

Forever and ever

This short 3D animation and real image film seeks to raise awareness of gender stereotypes in stories and to claim the power of imagination to break them down. It stars a girl who imagines a tale of princesses where girls can be pilots, floats are sports cars and palace dances are actually exciting races. It is inspired by the true story of Michèle Mouton, an Audi driver and the first woman to win a World Rally Championship race in 1981.

Luca’s wig

This is the official video of the coeducation project ‘Luca’s Wig’ and its desire to break down and eliminate prejudices and stereotypes linked to the male and female gender in order to promote equality and non-discrimination.

Equality, non-discrimination

“Don’t miss us and don’t think that because we’re girls we won’t play well.” This sentence is an extract from one of the dialogues included in this animated proposal of educational value. It reflects on equality and non-discrimination in sport among children.

Short Films To Work On Emotional Intelligence


Shot with the stop-motion technique, this is a short film that talks about discrimination and the ability of people to overcome it. In the universe that is reflected in this film, each person at birth has a number that will accompany him for good and according to this his destiny (so to speak) is established. Therefore, the one born with the number 0 knows that he will end up being marginalized by the rest. But life can always surprise you…

A different Snow White

We’re used to the familiar Brothers Grimm children’s story, but how about a spin? Then, you can’t miss this proposal that has been adapted to gender differences. Its content, on the other hand, will come in handy if you are thinking of dealing with diversity issues.


Thanks to this short film written and directed by Diego García, in addition to working with students on the value of educating for equality, you can take advantage of it to address other issues of interest such as respect and tolerance. The photography of this proposal, which also deals with gender violence, is exquisite.

Swing of Change

Set in New York City in the 1930s, the protagonist of this feature film is a barber named Harry who does not accept black people. But one day everything changes and that racist attitude will lead to respect and equality of people regardless of their skin color.

Prince Cinderella

Prince Cinderella is a book that was written by Babette Cole and was later adapted to the audiovisual format through this piece. It proposes a different and funny version of Cinderella: it does it with a lot of humour, eliminates stereotypes and shows how housework is a matter for both men and women.


Created by Pixar, it’s a plea against male chauvinism, discrimination and harassment. It tells the story of a ball of pink wool (a woman) who joins a male-only office and, after indifference and pressure from her colleagues, undergoes a radical change to behave like them and fit in. Soon after, Lacey arrives at the company, a worker with whom Purl feels identified, and decides to go back to being the same as before and make friends with her without caring about the opinion of others.


Winning equality together’ is the motto of this short film that gathers images of the 1964 Olympics and shows the struggles that women have carried out to obtain the rights they currently have: the right to vote for women, equal salaries, the female figure in parliamentary positions… It is a project created by the actress Emma Watson, UN women’s ambassador and the most visible face of He for She.

Dream gap

An initiative that aims to support girls and give them resources to convince them that they can be what they want to be: scientists, presidents, astronauts… It collects the testimonies of twelve girls from different cultures who seek to close the gender gap, have female references and claim the need to demonstrate the great potential that women have.

What do you want to be when you grow up?

Thanks to this short film you can see how gender stereotypes are implanted from a very early age. Boys and girls are asked the question: What do you want to be when you grow up? And after their answers they ask the same question again, but changing their gender. This campaign seeks to educate in equality and show the existence of established patterns, which are seen from childhood, when choosing professions for their future.

If gender stereotypes start with us, they can end with us

This UN Women ‘He for She’ campaign aims to raise awareness of ideas that normalize gender inequality. The video shows a newborn baby talking about a long list of gender stereotypes: “As a girl, you expect me to be your little princess. As a boy, you expect him to be your hero.