Wondering what to watch on International Women’s Day? Never fear, Netflix is here. The online streaming service has partnered with UN Women to launch a collection of cinematic recommendations. The collection has been personally curated by female creators on and off screen, including the evergreen Sophia Loren, teen favourite Lana Condor and former BAZAAR cover star Salma Hayek.
The collection, titled ‘Because She Watched’, features series, documentaries and films that have inspired women and challenged the norm. The selections range from hit TV show Orange is the New Black to the hard-hitting miniseries Unbelievable. Egyptian actress Hend Sabry said that her pick, Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold, is important for “introducing younger audiences to one of the symbols of literary feminism.”
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So proud to be in the Berlinale presenting The Roads not Taken with the amazing director Sally Potter. #javierbardem #ellefanning #sallypotter #theroadsnottaken #berlinale2020 Orgullosa de estar en la Berlinale presentando The Roads Not Taken, de la increíble directora Sally Potter.
Come March 8, viewers can search Netflix for the collection and even celebrate female empowerment with a set of special ‘Because She Watched’ icons. Definitely something to keep an eye out for.
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