The series reflects on women in comedy, women in space / Hollywood / war / business / politics and women who make America. It talks about the challenge of breaking that glass ceiling, of being a woman in a typically man’s world. Through a collection of interviews with ground breaking women, Makers documents the story of the modern women’s movement.
You can watch them all on their website here. Here’s the trailer for Women in Comedy to get you hooked. Read this Vanity Fair opinion piece written by well-known journalist, Christopher Hitchens for some context. Hitchens lived in the controversial, and this piece is no different. (If you’re feeling really inspired after watching the Makers series, try these photos on their Facebook Page)