Shadow

Tag: North Country

Notable movies of 20th century American women

Notable movies of 20th century American women

Movies
Contributions women have made to American history are sometimes well-publicized, but many have been under-recognized. Watching films about strong women in American history is a great way for students, history buffs or anyone to learn more about women's history in the U.S. 20th Century American Women in History All of these films feature as their subjects women who have made history in some way. This first film is a biopic about a woman well-known for her accomplishments: Amelia (2009) – Hilary Swank plays record-setting aviation pioneer and suffragette, Amelia Earhart. In 1932, Earhart became the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Mira Nair directed this biographical film. Women Activists in American History – Biopics These two period pieces, also biograp...