Are you in need of an extra boost of motivation to overcome life’s daily obstacles? This International Women’s Month, allow inspiring stories about strong female characters to empower you.
Female empowerment and independence are highlighted in iWantTFC’s expansive library of originals, feature films, and television series – all of which are available for binge-watching. To access iWantTFC’s content library, viewers can enjoy the streaming platform’s “watch now, register later” feature for continuous viewing of their favorite shows.
Discover how to be a ‘girl boss’ and watch these free movies and series on the iWantTFC app and website:
- Jodi Sta. Maria in “The Broken Marriage Vow” and “My Single Lady”
The trending series “The Broken Marriage Vow” has viewers hooked as they witness Jill Ilustre’s (Jodi) vengeance as a scorned woman following the discovery of her husband’s affair. Jill refuses to play the victim and tries to gain back her dignity, which she believes was taken away from her due to her husband’s betrayal.
Prior to her portrayal of Jill, Jodi starred as the jovial and dedicated single mother Chona in the iWantTFC original series “My Single Lady.” While Chona manages her numerous responsibilities flawlessly in order to provide a bright future for her seven-year-old son, she also opens her heart to romance once more when two attractive men begin courting her.
- Angelica Panganiban, Loisa Andalio, Barbie Imperial, Maris Racal, and Elisse Joson in “The Goodbye Girl”
“The Goodbye Girl” is iWantTFC’s newest “hugot” series that is packed with insightful lessons about moving on from heartbreak. The series has six episodes which tackle the different coping mechanisms of the characters of Angelica, Loisa, Barbie, Maris, and Elisse and how they are able to overcome their failed relationships. In the series, the five girls realize the importance of self-love and that it is okay to be single.
- Iza Calzado in “Loving Emily”
Being in the midst of a midlife crisis is natural and not something to be ashamed of. Emily (Iza) is forced to choose between her miserable family life and an uncertain future after falling in love with a younger man in the iWantTFC original series “Loving Emily.” In the end, Emily realizes that loving oneself comes first.
- Cherry Pie Picache, Mylene Dizon, Agot Isidro, and Joanna Ampil in “Call Me Tita”
In “Call Me Tita,” a happy-go-lucky barkada of four middle-aged women (Cherry Pie, Mylene, Agot, and Joanna) learns to navigate life while overcoming their numerous obstacles, including the sudden disappearance of their best friend. In this lighthearted comedy, they discover that their years of friendship outweigh any miscommunications and that growing older together only means discovering a greater sense of purpose in life.
- Gloria Diaz in “Beauty Queens”
“Beauty and brains” are frequently used adjectives to describe beauty queens. However, in the iWantTFC original series “Beauty Queens,” we learn that beauty queens, like everyone else, have flaws and struggle with their own issues.
Miss Universe 1969 is pictured here. Gloria Diaz stars as the matriarch of a pageant-winning family whose ultimate goal is for her children to follow in her footsteps. The series sheds light on the real struggles of beauty queens and teaches viewers valuable lessons about seemingly perfect people.
- Kathryn Bernardo in “Hello, Love, Goodbye”
Putting yourself first and pursuing your personal goals is entirely acceptable. Indeed, doing so demonstrates one’s boldness and commitment to achieving one’s goals. This is precisely what Joy (Kathryn) does in “Hello, Love, Goodbye,” the highest grossing film of all time.
Joy initially struggled to decide whether to pursue her relationship with her true love or to focus on her exhausting job as an overseas worker struggling to make ends meet. However, she realized that her dreams are more important than her love life and that it is possible to put her love life on hold.
- Angelica Panganiban and Bea Alonzo in “Unbreakable”
Having best friends is one of the most wonderful feelings in the world because it means you can always rely on them. However, what happens when mutual trust is broken? Mariel and Deena (Bea and Angelica) face the ultimate test of their friendship in “Unbreakable” when tragedy strikes.
Mariel and Deena have relied on one another their entire lives, from resolving minor disagreements to encouraging one another’s crushes. As they mature and face more serious challenges, they demonstrate that their bond is unbreakable and that they will always have one another regardless of the circumstances.
- Nadine Lustre in “Never Not Love You”
Having the courage to leave someone you care about is a courageous act. In the romantic drama film “Never Not Love You,” Joanne (Nadine) learns this the hard way. Joanne ends her relationship with her boyfriend after realizing her self-worth and decides to pursue bigger dreams for her own happiness.
- Sharon Cuneta in “Caregiver”
How much are you prepared to give up for your family? Sarah (Sharon) decides to abandon everything and move to London as a caregiver, leaving behind her son and her job as a school teacher, in the 2008 Filipino drama “Caregiver.” However, when she is abused, her dream of a better life is thwarted. Sarah’s fortitude is put to the ultimate test when she struggles to find dignity in her work.
- Maricel Soriano in “Mila”
Maricel Soriano’s commitment to her students is palpable in the film “Mila,” which is based on a true story. Mila (Maricel) is more than a teacher; she genuinely cares about her students’ well-being and treats each one as if they were her own child. Her commitment to public school teachers in the Philippines is unmatched, as she fights fearlessly for fair wages and benefits.
Celebrate International Women’s Month by streaming these films and series on the iWantTFC app and website (iOS and Android) (iwanttfc.com) and get easy access to iWantTFC’s content library with its “watch now, register later” feature. Watch iWantTFC on a larger screen with select devices, including VEWD, ROKU, and Amazon Fire streaming devices, Android TV, select Samsung Smart TV models, Telstra TV (in Australia), and VIDAA in select countries. Additionally, iWantTFC is available via Chromecast and Airplay. Visit https://iwanttfc.com/help#tfc-on-smart-tv for a complete list of compatible devices, sign-in instructions, and account activation.