Celebrating Women's History

As Women's History Month kicks off, TheArchive reflects on the critical creative and cultural contributions women make in the entertainment industry and beyond. We celebrate bold and powerful women who have shaped our world; whether through bravery, perseverance, sheer talent or all of the above, the following women have inspired and empowered generations. So, in honor of Women's History Month, let's take a look at some of the most indomitable women and the films that spotlight their strength, resilience, and impact.

The biography of one of Hollywood's most famous actresses, Audrey Hepburn shares her story from early childhood living in Nazi-occupied Holland, to making it big in the USA as a movie star.

Madonna: The Name of the Game

Madonna's eclectic personality, even in her most recent and peculiar appearance at the Grammys, has captivated fans since she first came onto the scene, though few know of the years of hard work and struggles the pop star endured to reach the apex of her industry.

Bettie Page: The Girl in the Leopard Print Bikini

Featuring the vintage films and pictures that made her a phenomenon, this film focuses on the life and times of the legendary model Bettie Page who has become a cultural icon for all time.

Hollywood Remembers The Leading Ladies

Since the dawn of cinema, moviegoers have long been enamored by Hollywood's leading ladies. See the stories of some of Hollywood's biggest actresses, 92 to be precise, and the movies that made them icons! From Audrey Hepburn to Marilyn Monroe, this series will make you want to shout "Hooray for Hollywood!" 

Starring Ann Jillian, James Brolin, Piper Laurie, and Roddy McDowall this biography features the legendary, curvaceous, and sharp-witted actress who scandalized Broadway and Hollywood in the 1920s and 1930s with her frank approach to sex.

Recounting the true-life story of the rollercoaster love affair between Captain James Hewitt and Lady Diana Spencer, Princess in Love suggests that this relationship “destroyed a royal marriage and stunned the British monarchy.” Today we know that the Royals, still an obsessive figment of media attention and global fandom, and no less a tough lot, remain an insulated family but one no longer immune to the demands for parity from an evolving culture relentlessly pursuing an equitable set of mores. 

"Women have been trained to speak softly and carry a lipstick. Those days are over."
- Bella Abzug

Celebrate 100 years of amazing progress made by remarkable women from all over the world in politics, sports, and the arts. Meet Eleanor Roosevelt, Rosa Parks, Hillary Clinton and many more....

Dorothy Dandridge: An American Beauty

Dorothy Dandridge: An American Beauty is a biography of pioneering black American singer/actress Dorothy Dandridge, featuring clips from her films and interviews with friends and co-workers.

Join us on TheArchive as we highlight Women's History all month long.


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