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Still In Second Place: Prominent Actresses Address Hollywood's Sexism & Gender Wage Gap

Hollywood is so sexist.

How sexist is it?

Hollywood is so sexist that even though women make up a slim majority of ticket buyers they’ve accounted for less than a third of all speaking roles in movies each of the last two years, … 1,889 more words

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Watch Two Clips from DARK STAR: H.R. GIGER’S WORLD

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Bolaji Badejo wore the alien costume in the 1979 movie ‘Alien.’

H.R. Giger (1940-2014) was the Swiss artist who designed the alien for the movie


Documentaries Directed and Produced by Women Streaming on Netflix Now

The Punk Singer is a walk down 90s grunge memory lane, with old home videos, images of  fanzines handmade by clippings from magazines, interviews and recordings of live shows, all telling the story of Kathleen Hanna: the fiery, black-haired frontwoman of Olympia-based band Bikini Kill. 972 more words


F-rated viewing for the weekend

From Sophie Mayer:

Forget the parade of identikit white men who claim to represent us with this week’s sparkling, darkly gorgeous and diverse F-rated new releases. 210 more words


Female Filmmakers Initiative - Exploring the Careers of Female Directors: Phase III

“Industry decision-makers perceive that there is a scarcity of female directors and a small pool to choose from in top-grossing films. Those interviewed named, on average, three female directors who might be included on consideration lists.” (From Phase III of the ongoing… 486 more words

Women In Film

This Week in Hollywood’s Ongoing Struggle with Gender Equality

A study re-inforced what had widely been suspected. Two Avengers actors said something pretty stupid. Another Avengers actor did the opposite. Marvel came under fire for not having enough toys for girls. 1,787 more words

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The Rise of Black Female Directors: Ava DuVernay

As a journalist and film student about to enter the professional world. I love seeing people who look like me, be recognized and successful in this industry. 762 more words