BEAUTY IN STRENGTH
BAZAAR celebrates films where women unlocked life achievements, and were bold in the face of hardships.
An insight into the women’s suffrage movement in the early 20th century, Suffragette portrays the struggles of the first few women who fought for gender equality— their unity and persistence serving to empower women everywhere.
Besides being a cult female-empowerment flick, Kill Bill is responsible for some iconic looks. If watching Uma Thurman’s performance as The Bride doesn’t pump you up to kick some serious butt, we don’t know what will. Strong, independent women who won’t take no for an answer? We’ll hop on that p*ssy wagon.
Set in Mississippi, US, in the 1960s, The Help explores the lives of African American maids and the civil rights movements by way of Skeeter, played by Emma Stone, a journalist who documents the plight of coloured women and gender barriers.
“Deeds not words”, the slogan of women’s rights activists
Uma Thurman in Kill Bill