Women Take To Cannes Red Carpet To Protest Inequality In Film
13 May, 2018, 00:59 | Author: Irvin Gilbert
The protest is being organized by 5050×2020, a French cinema gender equality movement.
Eighty-two women including Cate Blanchett and Ava DuVernay marched up the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday to protest gender inequality at the festival and in the wider film industry.
She continued: 'In the 71 years of this world-renowned festival, there have been only 12 female heads of juries, and the prestigious Palme d'Or has been bestowed upon 71 male directors, too numerous to mention by name, but only two female directors: Jane Campion who is with us in spirit, and the wonderful Agnes Varda who stands with us today.
Cannes' lack of women directors in Competition has been one of the festival's biggest problems for decades.
The Cannes Film Festival runs from May 8 to May 19.
The intention, organisers say, is to express how hard it still is to climb the social and professional ladder as woman in the film industry.
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"The stairs of our industry must be accessible to all", she concluded.
Husson is one of three female filmmakers out of the 21 movies in competition for the Palme d'Or this year.
Cannes has come under increasing scrutiny in recent years over the number of female directors selected into its main slate, considered one of the most esteemed achievements in cinema.
Festival director Thierry Fremaux earlier this week hailed Saturday's event as a way for women "to affirm their presence".
The activism will continue on Monday at an event on the beach where the women will ask Fremaux as well as the artistic directors of the Directors' Fortnight and Cannes Critics' Week sidebars to the festival to sign a programming pledge for parity and inclusion at Cannes going forward. Arriving at the film festival as part of her partnership with L'Oréal makeup, she attended the premier for Ash Is The Purest White - and the singer's incredible dress was by Lebanese designer Zuhair Midas.
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