To celebrate this year’s International Women’s Day, Netflix is partnering with UN Women to launch a special collection “Because She Watched” curated by groundbreaking women in entertainment from around the world, and our very own Kemi Adetiba has been included among them. The Because She Watched collection celebrates  the stories that have inspired the women who inspire us, and  includes personal recommendations from Sophia Loren, Salma Hayek, Yalitza Aparicio, Millie Bobby Brown, Laurie Nunn, Lana Condor, Petra Costa and Ava Duvernay, among others.

“Because She Watched” collection celebrates the power of storytelling this International Women’s Day I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights,”. Adetiba is the only Nigerian director with a fully Nigerian production who is honoured on this list alongside Genevieve Nnaji, whose Lionheart is also listed on the 50 projects being celebrated this International Women’s Day on Netflix. So renew your subscription and honour these women with your time and your money.

The collection is available at or by searching for “Because She Watched” on Netflix. Every title in the collection will be labelled “XXXX’s Women’s Day Pick” so members can easily see who picked which story. In addition, members will be able to choose from a selection of “Because She Watched” profile icons to celebrate their favourite female characters from the collection


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