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How “Summerland” Director Jessica Swale Is Reforming the Film Industry

The accoladed theater director and playwright's highly-anticipated first feature film is a mixed-race lesbian love story set during World War II. Here, Swale opens up about filmmakers' responsibility to make the industry more just, once and for all.

By Anna Jornlid

TV and Film

10 Female-Led Foreign-Language Films to Stream Right Now

From "Portrait of a Lady on Fire" to "Tony Erdmann", we've listed the best films by international female filmmakers and where to watch them.

By Zohal Karimy

Music and Podcasts

The 26 Best Women-Led Podcasts You Need To Listen To

From candid career advice to enticing true crime investigations, these are the female-hosted podcasts you need to add to your playlist.

By Anna Jornlid

Literature

The 17 Best Summer Books to Read in 2020

Riveting thrillers, enthralling memoirs, and light-hearted novels by female authors ideal for a (figurative) summer escape.

By Zohal Karimy

Literature

The Best Books of 2020 (So Far)

A must-read list of this year's new releases by some of our favorite female authors.

By Anna Jornlid

Literature

20 Essential Anti-Racist Books to Unpack Your White Privilege

How do you become an ally? The first step is educating yourself. Start with these female-authored books.

By Zohal Karimy

TV and Film

The Best Binge-Worthy TV Shows & Movies of 2020

This year's greatest movies, tv shows, and documentaries by female filmmakers and writers to stream right now.

By Anna Jornlid

TV and Film

‘On The Record’ Documentary Unveils the Historical Silencing of Black Women

Hip hop journalist Kierna Mayo discusses why the #MeToo doc is bigger than its sexual assault allegations against Russell Simmons.

By Anna Jornlid

Literature

Films, Books, and Plays to Revisit While You're Social Distancing

A roundup of our favorite books, films, and plays by some of history's most notable women.

By Zohal Karimy

Culture

41 Empowering Quotes By Women, For Women

From founders to authors, activists, and leaders, here's a list of inspiring quotes to honor history's trailblazing women.

Literature

8 Must-Read Books to Celebrate International Women’s Day

In honor of International Women’s Day and all women everywhere, The Helm team is sharing the books by female authors that have shaped us.

By The Helm Team

Literature

Why Do Women Hate Their Voices? And More Importantly, How Can We Change That?

This woman is on a mission to change how women feel about their voices.

By Callie Schweitzer

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