Gender Disparity In Filmmaking In The USA & A Nod To The Invisibility Of Women Filmmakers In Africa

From Shadow and Act Tue Jan 22 2013, 11:37:00

In what should be absolutely no surprise to anyone who's actually been paying attention, a new study commissioned by The Sundance Institute and Women in Film, released over the weekend, shows that there's been little change in the number of women working as directors and producers of films that screen at the indie-centered Sundance Film Festival, in the last 11 years. Researchers at the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism looked at the gender disparity in narrative and documentary films screened at Sundance from 2002 to 2012, concluding that women working in key creative positions - writers,...

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