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Apple announces International Women's Day collection on Apple TV

Apple International Womens Day 2020
Apple International Womens Day 2020 (Image credit: Apple)

What you need to know

  • Apple has released a new collection for its Apple TV app in celebration of International Women's Day
  • It will feature movies and TV shows from women "who are changing the narrative".
  • You'll also be able to get extended free trials for services like Starz, Britbox and History Vault for a limited time.

Apple has announced that it will release a new International Women's Day collection of content for the Apple TV app, as part of its month-long celebration of International Women's Day 2020.

In a press release (opens in new tab) Apple stated:

Starting today, customers can explore the Apple TV app's International Women's Day collection from women who are changing the narrative through storytelling across the movie and TV landscape. Curated collections include Bold New Voices, Women Directing Women, Rebellious Icons and Recent Watershed Moments in TV — all sourced from the Apple TV app's robust video offering of Apple TV+ original series and movies, hit new movies to buy or rent, popular streaming apps and premium Apple TV channels. And for a limited time, the Apple TV app is offering extended free trials from Starz, BritBox, History Vault and Lifetime Movie Club channels, featuring inspirational and compelling female-empowered shows and movies. The International Women's Day collection on the Apple TV app can be found at www.apple.co/IWD2020.

Now, unfortunately, there seems to be a problem with the content just now, as the link to the page doesn't lead anywhere, and correcting the domain to '.com' doesn't fix the issue. However once up and running, you'll be able to see a collection of different movies and TVs from a variety of sources including Apple TV+, the iTunes store, and streaming apps, as well as premium TV channels.

Apple had previously announced a series of Today at Apple workshops that would take place throughout March.

Apple has also confirmed that the App Store will celebrate women who develop apps and games, offering a new App of the Day and Game of the Day highlighting work by female developers, designers, and entrepreneurs.

It also plans to release a new curated collection on Apple Podcasts called "Changing the Narrative". Finally, there will also be an Apple Watch activity challenge held on March 8.

Stephen Warwick
Stephen Warwick

Stephen Warwick has written about Apple for five years at iMore and previously elsewhere. He covers all of iMore's latest breaking news regarding all of Apple's products and services, both hardware and software. Stephen has interviewed industry experts in a range of fields including finance, litigation, security, and more. He also specializes in curating and reviewing audio hardware and has experience beyond journalism in sound engineering, production, and design.

Before becoming a writer Stephen studied Ancient History at University and also worked at Apple for more than two years. Stephen is also a host on the iMore show, a weekly podcast recorded live that discusses the latest in breaking Apple news, as well as featuring fun trivia about all things Apple.