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Does Hollywood still need proof that women can successfully direct movies and television? The American Civil Liberties Union cites some shocking statistics: despite similar graduation rates from film schools, women direct only 6 percent of studio films. Gender discrimination is rife across the industry, including prospective directors being told, “We already hired a woman this season.” The ACLU is calling on state and federal agencies to investigate hiring practices. We explore the issues.
- Alyssa Rosenberg Opinion writer, Washington Post
- Melissa Goodman Director, L-G-B-T, Gender and Reproductive Justice Project, American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California
- Ramaa Mosley Filmmaker and activist
- Jennifer Warren Film and Television director; Founder and Co-Chair, Alliance of Women Directors; Professor & Chair of Directing Division, School of Cinematic Arts, USC.
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