translated from Spanish: «Pioneering Women»: Watch the choice of platforms to celebrate Women’s Day

Next Monday marks Women’s Day an ephemeris that has been gaining a lot of strength year after year, thanks to the feminist struggle carried out by the different movements. This date originated in Denmark as International Day of Working Women was institutionalized by the United Nations in 1975 and changed its name to International Women’s Day. To celebrate it the different streaming platforms proposed in their programming content according to the day. NETFLIXFor example Netflix chose to honor the first women, with the slogan: Pioneer Women.From actresses and directors who took their first steps on the network to those women protagonists of real stories who inspired movies and inspire us day by day. To do this he made a compilation video of the moments that marked a milestone in history. 

First women in real stories: Deepika Kumari: the first archer in India to win the World Youth Championship (Ladies First)

Gunjan Saxena: the first fighter pilot in India (Gunjan Saxena: Kargil’s Girl)

Lorena Ramirez: the first Rarámuri woman to compete in a European ultramarathon (Lorraine, the light-footed one) 

Madam C. J. Walker: the first woman to become a millionaire out of her own effort (Madam C. J. Walker: A Self-Made Woman) 

Pat Henschel and Terry Donahue: two of the first professional baseball players (A Secret Love)

Roxanne Shante: one of the first RAP rap battles to achieve popularity (Roxanne Roxanne)

Laerte Coutinho: Brazil’s first transgender cartoonist (Laerte-se)

First time as directors: Amy Poehler made her directorial debut for a film with Wine and Vinegar Anvita Dutt debuted in direction with Bulbbul Brie Larson was the debut director of Unicorn Shop Genevieve Nnaji debuted in direction with LionheartJennifer Kaytin Robinson making her debut as a screenwriter and director of a film with Someone Great: Someone Extraordinary Jude Weng debuted as a film director with ‘Ohana A magnificent treasure Letizia Lamartire’s debut as a series director was with Baby, and she was the lead director of last season’s Nahnatchka Khan made her film director’s debut with Perhaps Forever Olivia Newman debuted in directing with My First Fight Radha Blank was Rapera’s debut director at 40 she also made a selection where actresses participated who took their first steps on Netflix. Ana Valeria Becerril made her TV debut in Control Z (2020) Both Coco Rebecca Edogamhe and Alicia Ann Edogamhe debuted as actresses in the series A three meters above the sky (2020)Coty Camacho’s first role was in Unbridled (2020) Popular designer Masaba Gupta debuted as an actress with her irreverent and eccentric series Masaba Masaba (2020) Prajakta Koli made her debut with the romantic comedy series Polos opposite (2020) Uzo Aduba’s Acting Debut she was in Orange Is the New Black (2013) and became the first actress to receive two Emmy Awards for the same character, first as best supporting actress in drama and then comedy. Yalitza Aparicio had her first acting role in ROMA (2018), which earned her an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress. Disney+

On the other hand one of the newest chains in the streanming era also offers a series that is giving what to talk about as an ideal option to celebrate this coming Monday. The inspiring story of THE CHOSEN OF GLORY, an original National Geographic series that tells the beginnings of the space program in the United States. From late February and over eight episodes, the fictional production follows John Glenn, Alan Shepard and the rest of the famous «Mercury Seven», the country’s first astronauts summoned by NASA in 1959, as they embark on a historic mission: to reach space for the first time.
However, the series focuses on the foflight and conviction of the story’s female characters. 

One of the central objectives of the series was to explore the female characters of the story, beyond her role as wives of astronauts: for example, Trudy Cooper , wife of astronaut Gordon Cooper – was a pilot and was passionate about aviation, and Annie Glenn – wife of astronaut John Glenn – suffered a high degree of stuttering and, after overcoming her condition with intensive treatment , became a public defender of people with speech disorders and academic reference in the materia. 

«The series addresses these characters beyond their roles as wives. These women, in their individualities, were incredible human beings. Being able to tell their stories greatly enriches the story of this moment of the country and the world,» says actress Eloise Mumford, who plays Trudy Cooper.Build TV 

Build TV, the channel that provides quality content with social awareness 10 years since its launch, premieres the striking documentary «Line 137» that portrays and exposes the daily work of social workers and psychologists who decide to be available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to assist, help and accompany those who suffer cases of gender, sexual and family violence.

The 80-minute documentary directed by Lucía Vassallo, scripted by Marta Dillon, produced by Pennsylvania Films, in co-production with UNTREF Media, accompanies, listens to the victims and preserves them with an intimate and careful camera, while showing the work of those who assist them from the Victims Against Violence Program.

With this film, Build TV completes an exclusively selected genre-themed programming on the occasion of Women’s Month.Build TV It’s part of DIRECTV’s grid on channel 729 from 14.30 a.m. to 6:30 a.m., Telecentro Digital Digital Television Open on Channel 23.03, Telecentro Digital Channel 514, TeleRed’s Basic Platform Channel 25, Supercanal Digital Platform Channel 550, Colsecor’s entire network and over 100 cable operators in Argentina.LIFETIME

Lifetime joins the commemoration of International Women’s Day with a special schedule on Monday, March 8, which includes a selection of Lifetime Movies about real stories depicting women’s inspiring ones, which are starring and produced by figures such as Queen Latifah, Mary J. Blige, Missy Elliott, Betsy Brand, Christina Ricci, Judith Light, Maggie Grace, among others. She will also present the short winners of the festival that Lifetime made together with WAWA (Worldwide Audiovisual Women’s Association) ‘Equality Shorts: Stories that Ignite Equality’, productions that talk about women’s rights and gender violence.  Also in order to recognize the female work, the channel announces that during the month of March it will present for the first time in Latin America the Lifetime Awards, an award created by LIFETIME in homage to women who, with their work and testimony, exalt the values of women in society, and dedicated to those that break paradigms, that inspire all their peers and that represent the challenges, struggles and achievements of Latin American in the world. The winners will be announced soon through a virtual event with them that will have the participation of the distinguished protagonists. About the Women’s Day SpecialLUNES MARCH 8 from 19:50 HRS. ARG / 18:50 HRS. MEX / 16:50 HRS. CLARK COLHERMANAS: THE QUEENS OF GOSPEL. Produced by Queen Latifah, Mary J. Blige and Missy Elliott, this film is based on the true story of these sisters who managed to inspire music stars and became the most successful gospel band of all time. ROOTS OF A FRIENDSHIPEnvirated in 1977, «Roots of a Friendship» explores the repressed racial tensions of a small town through the eyes of two women – Maggie Grace, «Taken» and Uzo Aduba, «Orange is the New Black»- who work together on the premises. Flint. Starring Betsy Brandt and Queen Latifah, this film tells the story of three women joining forces to expose water pollution in their village, which is causing hundreds of diseases to their neighbors and family members. Against a government that chooses to look the other way, they will fight to protect the lives of those they love. SIMONE BILES: COURAGE TO SUCCEED. Biopic about American gymnast Simone Biles, who grew up in an orphanage and changed history by winning five medals at the 2016 Rio Olympics, four of them gold. The film is inspired by Biles’ own book, «Courage to Soar: A Body in Motion, A Life in Balance» TRAPPED IN THE MANICOMIO. Starring Golden Globe and Emmy-nominated actress Christina Ricci (Monster), the story tells part of the life of 19th-century pioneering journalist Elizabeth Cochran Seaman, who published under her pseudonym Nellie Bly.La Lifetime film is inspired by her covert stay in the impenetrable Women’s Lunatic Asylum. Ricci shares credits in this film with two-time Tony winner, nominated for Golden Globe and Emmy, Judith Light (Who’s the Boss?, Transparent, The Assassination of Giannni Versace: American Crime Story) as Matron Grady, the nurse in charge of the asylum, who tortures her patients.
 

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