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Astound Broadband Celebrates Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month, and we invite you to join us in celebrating women who tell our stories – changemakers who have made a lasting societal impact in every aspect of our culture. This month we honor remarkable women who have challenged expectations, spoken up for equality and dedicated their lives to changing our local, national and international community.

Explore Women’s History Month through Film and TV

Celebrate how far women have come and where they’re going with these 15 empowering movies and TV shows.

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TV’s Fierce Females

Binge these shows that spotlight the brilliant stories and contributions of women.

  • The Crown (Netflix) Follow the international romance and rivalries inspired by Queen Elizabeth II’s 70 year reign.
  • A League of Their Own (Amazon Prime Video) Set in 1943, the series spotlights the formation of the Rockford Peaches, part of the emerging All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.
  • The Great (Hulu) Explore Catherine the Great’s struggle to rule as she navigates her own conflicts.
  • Veep (Max) Follow the fictional Vice President (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) as she juggles political fires, an overwhelming schedule and her personal life.
  • Killing Eve (Hulu) Eve (Sandra Oh), an undercover MI6 agent, is tasked with finding and pursuing an international criminal in this critically acclaimed drama.
Women’s Empowerment Movies

Women’s Empowerment Movies

Stream these films inspired by and featuring fearless women.

  • The Dig (Netflix) Set in 1930s England, the film reimagines a historic excavation led by a local, amateur archaeologist.
  • Wonder Woman (Max) Diana, an Amazonian warrior in training, discovers her true powers when she sets out to stop a world war.
  • Hidden Figures (Amazon Prime Video) The story of 3 women mathematicians who played a vital role in the advent of the U.S. space program.
  • Shirley (Hulu) This biographical drama features horror author Shirley Jackson (Elisabeth Moss), who finds inspiration for her next novel in a young couple.
  • Someone Great (Netflix) A music journalist (Gina Rodriguez) recruits her two best friends for one last adventure before her big career move to San Francisco.
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Inspiring Stories of Groundbreaking Women

Uncover the stories of barrier-breaking women in these documentaries.

  • 9to5: The Story of a Movement (Netflix) A group of women secretaries in 1970’s Boston organized a movement that created change in the American workplace.
  • Equal Means Equal (Amazon Prime Video) Filmmaker Kamala Lopez leads a ground-breaking exploration of gender inequality in the U.S.
  • RBG (Hulu) Directed by Betsy West and Julie Cohen, the documentary explores how Ruth Bader Ginsberg’s early legal battles changed the world for women.
  • Phoenix Rising (Max) The two-part documentary follows actress and activist Evan Rachel Wood as she co-authors and lobbies for passage of The Phoenix Act.
  • This Changes Everything (Netflix) An investigative look at gender disparity in Hollywood through personal accounts from Geena Davis, Meryl Streep, Sandra Oh and other well-known artists and executives in the industry.

Women Who Inspire

From scientists to journalists to a first woman president, celebrate these historical women and contemporary newsmakers who shattered glass ceilings and continue to make an impact on society.

Women Who Inspire

Corazon Aquino – The first woman president of the Philippines, Aquino went on to run a peaceful movement that led her to become the second woman honored as TIME magazine’s Person of the Year.

Dr. Sylvia Earle – A world-renowned expert in marine biology, Dr. Earle holds the record for deepest walk on the ocean floor.

Charlotta Spears Bass – The longtime editor of African American newspaper The California Eagle, Charlotta Spears Bass fought to combat segregation and discrimination in the 20th century.

Winona LaDuke – Economist and author Winona LaDuke has devoted her life to advocating for Indigenous control of their homelands, resources and cultural practices.

Nellie Bly – A star journalist whose work raised awareness about mental health treatment and ushered in the headline-making journey of investigative journalism.

Learn about Women’s History Month

Learn about Women’s History Month

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