Women's History Month 2024

Happy Women’s History Month, everybody! Women's History Month is not just a nod to the past; it's a celebration of the incredible impact women continue to make, leaving an enduring mark on history. This dedicated period invites us to recognize, celebrate, and amplify the stories of women who have shaped societies, shattered barriers, and tirelessly fought for equality

To recognize women's incredible talent and creativity, watch two compelling short films that showcase the powerful storytelling abilities of female directors and actresses. Both films, available for streaming on TheArchive, tie into celebrating Women's History Month by highlighting women's strength, determination, and camaraderie in contemporary society and throughout human history. 

In the short film Into Light, suffragist Inez Milholland is in the clutches of a terminal illness and steels herself for the final speech of her tour, rallying the nation to give women the right to vote. As her galvanizing speech reaches a fever pitch, she suddenly collapses. The doctor insists she rushes to the hospital, but nothing will stop her or the tide of equality. Into Light takes us back to a pivotal moment in history when women fought tirelessly for the right to vote. 

Now, let's shift gears to Good Luck: In Farsi, a short film that pulls us into the competitive world of showbiz. Kate, an aspiring actress, finds herself in a casting office alongside seasoned actress Paige, both auditioning for the same role. As they navigate the pre-audition jitters, Good Luck: In Farsi explores the dynamics of competition and camaraderie. Kate's unexpected change of heart, offering help to Paige, beautifully underscores the theme of solidarity among women, transcending the boundaries of rivalry. 

Although women still have a long way to go for equal representation in the box office, especially women of color, 2023 was an incredible year for women in cinema, and hopefully, every year after will be. Letterboxd released its annual recap for the year 2023, shedding light on various facets of the cinematic landscape. Notably, their report showed the significant female influence in the realm of cinema during 2023. 14 of the top 50 highest-rated films on the platform originated from female directors! 

So, this Women's History Month, let's not just reflect on the past but celebrate the present and future of women's stories. Through the lens of cinema, we can appreciate the resilience, determination, and support that define the narrative of women across time and cultures.

Looking for even more ways to watch and enjoy excellent movies & TV series?!? Head on over to YouTube and subscribe to The Grapevine TV, Multicom Entertainment, and TheArchive.These channels are dedicated to aficionados and lovers of cinema. You’ll find rare, retro, and restored films and TV, ranging from indies and series to Oscar-winning docs, unearthed MOWs, a killer horror library, and MORE! 


TheArchive channel is dedicated to aficionados and lovers of story, craft, and silver screen fun – streaming rare, retro, and restored films and classic TV. From indies and series, to Oscar winning documentaries, unearthed MOWs, and a killer horror library, TheArchive delivers forgotten, never-before-seen gems for free and many in 4K. Marilyn, Karloff, and Orson Welles stream alongside Reese, Keanu, and Samuel L. Jackson. Find true stories of Queen, Hendrix, and Sinatra, an LGBTQ library, MLK bios, and world history docs. TheArchive has the movies and shows you either saw, should’ve seen, or should be watching now!