Andra Day as Billie Holiday.
There’s nothing like a film that captures the courage, determination and intelligence of countless women who have changed history forever. Indulge your appreciation by watching one of these movies that tell the watershed stories of historical figures, cultural icons and geniuses that make women's history.
Women have come a long way through their struggles in the entertainment industry. One woman who helped this pan out is Helen Reddy. This film tells the encouraging story of a woman who successfully made her way to stardom despite the industry discrediting her for her gender.
Definitely grab a bowl of popcorn before watching this movie because you are certain to get hungry. Meryl Streep and Amy Adams uncover Julia Child’s remarkable story of how she mastered French cooking, while Julie Powell dared to assemble all 524 recipes in Julia Child’s cookbook simultaneously.
These three brilliant, determined women will make you proud to be a woman. Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson were the geniuses who played a large part in launching John Glenn into orbit— an operation that changed the space program forever.
Hop into the life of an influential, courageous jazz singer who battled through conflict. Targeted by the Federal Department of Narcotics, Billie Holiday pereservered to become one of music's greatest legends.
If you’re fascinated by science, you’d love this incredible true story about Marie Curie’s discoveries of previously hidden radioactive elements. Her findings could lead to changes in medicine that could help thousands of people or destroy them one by one.
Have you ever believed so hard in something that you were willing to risk it all to succeed? Maud Watts and the devoted suffragettes jeopardized their jobs, lives and families in order to fight for the equality and voting rights we have today.
This movie is for those who love an inspiring, rags-to-riches true story. 10-year-old Phiona changes her and her family’s poverty stricken life when she learns the game of chess. She becomes a top player and wins local competitions and tournaments all over the world.
This is a heartening film that teaches important history, while entertaining you at the same time. Dive into the story of a group of mistreated factory workers that fight for better working conditions after a coworker gets sick from radium exposure.
This group of women had big dreams—dreams that were crushed solely because they were women. This memorable documentary tells the tale of thirteen women who wanted to go after careers in spaceflight, but were denied this chance. They set the path for many women after them to go after what they want no matter how unreachable it may seem.
Calling all athletes: switch on this movie and enjoy the story of a professional all-female baseball league in the Midwest as they trek on their journey toward greatness. It’s not only a true story of how women rescued baseball, but an ageless comedy with big stars, like Geena Davis, Madonna and Tom Hanks.
Take a deep look into all the reasons behind why artist Frida Kahlo’s work is so spectacular. Dealing with her rocky marriage and a terrible injury, Frida’s story is one you don’t want to miss out on.
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be one of the most influential feminist icons? This film takes you through all the stages of Gloria Steinem’s extraordinary life and how these experiences have influenced her today as a writer and an activist.
A harrowing look at the work of the suffragettes, this film is a reminder the right to vote wouldn’t have been possible if it wasn’t for the actions of brave individuals. Iron-Jawed Angels tells the story of the struggles these women endured a hard fight for their rights and will make you grateful for the privileges they earned for you today.
Photography by: Hulu/Takashi Seida