In a year of quarantine isolation and global tumult, storytelling has never felt more necessary as a portal to the world.
To mark International Women’s Day, Variety offers a guide to female-centered stories that will reach big and small screens this year and at the creators behind them.
Take Malala Yousafzai, the trailblazing 23-year-old women’s advocate who was shot in her native Pakistan for championing the rights of women and girls to receive an education. Through a newly-formed production company, she will develop a diverse slate of scripted and unscripted content with Apple TV Plus designed to lift up women around the world.
Here’s a list of female-focused [film and television] content we’re looking forward to in 2021 …