International Women’s Day is around the corner and the celebration vibes have kicked in early this year. Women are still struggling and battling through all odds to get what they rightly deserve and this day of the year gets us all together to take a moment and appreciate their efforts. International Women’s Day was started to bring about gender equality in the society worldwide. It celebrates the achievements of women who have overcome these barriers. While the celebration will on full throttle on 8 March 2017, Netflix wants to treat all the women of the world with their gamut of women-centric shows. As the folks say, ‘These shows and movies on Netflix inspire every woman to be bold and independent’.
Here is the list of shows that are up for your entertainment for the celebration day.
The Good Wife: Starring Julianna Margulies, this scandalous show focuses on the courtroom drama where the protagonist who is an attorney finds herself forced to return to work after a scandal leads her politician husband in prison. Watch this show where Julianna single-handedly deals with work pressures as well as her cheating husband.
Grace and Frankie: This is an American comedy-drama web television series that was created by Marta Kauffman and Howard J. Morris, and stars Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin. This Netflix original highlights the bond between two unlikely friends who are brought together after their husbands announce they are in love and plan to get married.
Lila and Eve: This dramatic movie stars Viola Davis and Jennifer Lopez as two women who meet in a support group when each has lost a child to murder.
My Week with Marilyn: Starring Academy Awards winner Michelle Williams, this movie will take you through Hollywood icon Marilyn Monroe’s little escapade with a young Brit for a week of self-discovery and frivolity while she was filming for The Prince and the Showgirl.
Sairat: This is a Marathi-language musical romantic drama directed and produced by Nagraj Manjule. The story will take you through a beautiful love story between two college students, a rich man’s daughter and a fisherman’s son which leads to ugly violence in the village as they defy the social norms.
Orphan Black: Orphan Black is a Canadian science fiction thriller television series created by screenwriter Graeme Manson and director John Fawcett, starring Tatiana Maslany as several identical people who are clones. Tatiana as Sarah witnesses the suicide of a woman who looks just like her which leads her to assume the deceased’s identity, unlocking a world of secrets.