#FIRSTLOOK: HOLLYWOOD SUITE CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY WITH CURATED SELECTION
Monday, March 8, 2021 is International Women’s Day and to celebrate, Hollywood Suite all month long are bringing you a selection of curated Films either directed by women or centering on powerful female characters. Kicking things off on March 8th is 2018’s COLETTE starring Keira Knightley.
Additional Films to be spotlighted:
RBG (2018) – March 2 at 6:30 pm ET
DIRECTORS: BETSY WEST and JULIE COHEN
A documentary showcasing the life and career of US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. From
being a trailblazer for women’s rights to becoming a pop culture icon in her final decade, West and Cohen
get behind-the-scenes, unprecedented access to the woman known lovingly as RBG.
REAL GENIUS (1985) – March 2 at 9pm ET
DIRECTOR: MARTHA COOLIDGE
When two college students discover their project is being eyed by nefarious government officials to be
used as a weapon, they set out to put a stop to their plans.
BLACK GIRL (1972) – March 9 at 9pm ET
DIRECTOR: Ossie Davis
STARRING: PEGGY PETTITT, LESLIE UGGAMS, RUBY DEE, CLAUDIA MCNEIL
A dramatic exploration of family dynamics, the search for identity and the fulfillment of dreams among
three generations of Black women.
ENOUGH (2002) – March 10 at 9pm ET
DIRECTOR: MICHAEL APTED
STARRING: JENNIFER LOPEZ, JULIETTE LEWIS
A working-class waitress thinks her dreams have come true when she’s swept off her feet by a gorgeous
millionaire. She soon discovers that her dream man is anything but, forcing her to go on the run.
WELCOME TO ME (2014) – March 14 at 9pm ET
DIRECTOR: SHIRA PIVEN
STARRING: KRISTEN WIIG, LINDA CARDELLINI
After winning the lottery and deciding to go off her medications, a mentally unbalanced woman buys her
own talk show.
MIXED NUTS (1994) – March 19 at 9pm ET
DIRECTOR: NORA EPHRON
When threatened with eviction on Christmas Eve, the staff of a crisis hotline called Lifesavers – along with
a cast of oddball characters – are thrown into a state of crisis themselves.
GIRLFRIENDS (1978) – March 23 at 9pm ET
DIRECTOR: CLAUDIA WEILL
STARRING: MELANIE MAYRON
This critically acclaimed drama centres around a struggling New York City photographer who finds
herself dealing with a profound loneliness when her best friend moves out and gets married.
SEVEN MINUTES IN HEAVEN (1986) – March 30 at 9pm ET
DIRECTOR: LINDA FEFERMAN
STARRING: JENNIFER CONNELLY, MADDIE CORMAN
Trusted by her father to care for their home while he’s out of town, a straight-A student lets her two best
friends move in
(Photo credit: Elevation Pictures)