TV Shows & Movies to Watch This Women's History Month

Movies and Television Shows To Watch During Women’s History Month 🙋🏾‍♀️

It is March, and this month we are celebrating the females who have used their voices, strength, and hard work to get us to where we are today. March is Women’s History Month. It is during the month of March because, Title IX, which prohibits sex discrimination in all federally funded education programs, was passed by the Senate on March 1, 1972. To educate yourselves while still being entertaining, we are giving you a list of our favorite movies and tv shows to learn about the women who have made such far strides. 

  1. Mrs America (Hulu)


  This amazing miniseries tells the stories of various women who were a part of the movement to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment. Portrayed from both sides of the story, this show is so fascinating and entertaining you will watch it within two days!

2. RBG (Hulu & Amazon Prime)


An Oscar-nominated  documentary that tells the life story of Ruth Bader Ginsberg. Her story will inspire and remind you that nothing is impossible, and to never doubt the intelligence and will of a woman. 

3. Hidden Figures (Amazon Prime & Disney+)


This incredible film tells the true story of Katherine Johnson , Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson, brilliant African-American women working at NASA who were the brains behind a major space achievement that aided the United States in the space race. It is a feel-good movie that gives you a piece of history that was never told before!

4. She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry (Tubi, Amazon Prime, and Netflix)


The inspiring Filmmaker Mary Dore, chronicles the events, the movers and the shakers of the feminist movement from 1966 to 1971. This amazing documentary features commentary from over thirty activists who fought to have their voices heard throughout the movement. 

5. Queen of Katwe (Disney+)


A true story depicting the life of Phiona Mutesi, a girl living in Katwe, a slum of Kampala, the capital of Uganda. It shows her journey of becoming an amazing chess player and her strength and determination that will change her life forever. 

We hope you enjoy this list, and take the time this month to appreciate the women of our past in order to become a woman of the future. Whether it is marching in a protest or using their voice in the courtroom, these historic women films will have you feeling inspired and excited for Women’s History Month.

March 14, 2021 — Minette Yu
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