6 Feminine Rights Movies Perfect For International Women's Day
On March 8, the world will celebrate the trials and tribulations of women everywhere in honor of International Women’s Day. To help you celebrate, here are six movies to help us understand just how far women have come through the years - and also how much change is still needed for total gender equality.
On The Basis Of Sex
A movie about Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s early career? Enough said!
Mary Queen of Scots
In a time when male heirs were essential for a kingdom’s longevity, two queens (and cousins) rule neighboring countries . Queen Elizabeth I of England on one side and Mary Queen of Scots on the other. The movie highlights the rivalry and multi-layered relationship of the two women, and the effect that female monarchs had in history.
Women in the NASA, that’s crazy talk. African American women in NASA with genius-level math skills, that’s just unheard of… or is it?!
Women have been questioning if they can “have it all” for many years now. Baby Boom is probably one of the first movies that depict the struggle that many working women face when they are forced to choose between their career or family
Bend It Like Beckham
Jess Bhamra (Parminder Nagra) and Jules Paxton (Kiera Knightley) are here to challenge ANYONE who dares utters the words “play like a girl” in this British family comedy.
Mona Lisa Smile
In 1959, the students of the prestigious all-female school Wellesley College are some of the brightest minds in the world. And afterwards, they are expected to… get married and be a housewife. Professor Katherine Watson (Julia Roberts) has other views though, and it changes the lives of her students forever.