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Oscar's Still Still Have Major Holes In Gender Equality

Monday, February 08, 2016   (0 Comments)
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From Variety:

Only one of this year’s five foreign-language films was directed by a woman — France’s "Mustang,” helmed by Deniz Gamze Erguven — and one of the documentary features — "What Happened, Miss Simone?” by Liz Garbus.

No woman is nominated for cinematography, directing, music score, sound editing or mixing. It’s a good thing acting categories are separated by gender — otherwise, they might all be filled with men as well.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has been under fire over its lack of inclusion. But, for better and for worse, the Academy is a microcosm of the entire U.S. film industry.

- Read the full article at Variety.com



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