The Netflix and CBC television series Anne with an E won big at the ACTRA Awards in Toronto Canada over the weekend making it officially actress Amybeth McNulty’s first major award for her role in the groundbreaking family series.
During her acceptance speech, Amybeth thanked her family and friends and said that she wanted to be an example for other girls. “I hope to give a voice to a lot of young girls struggling to find their voice. McNulty said. “The world is waiting to hear it, I’m waiting to hear it. Fight to change our society.” She added.
Amybeth also revealed that she took a lot of inspiration for her portrayal of Anne from what she learned about her great-grandmother who was in a similar situation as her character in the series.
Anne With An E is one of Netflix’s most underrated programs which tackles social issues and provides empowering messages throughout its episodes perfect for the entire family. The series has been in production of its third season. You can stream the first two seasons of the series right now on Netflix in the United States.
You can watch Amybeth’s acceptance speech in the video provided above.