How Critics Have Failed Female Filmmakers | The New Yorker

BY RICHARD BRODY The most heartening news in Dargis’s essay is her mention of the film-financing company Gamechanger Films, which “is tapping investors to bankroll female directors.” There are many whose artistry needs to be fostered and sustained… Partners are needed, and female filmmakers of this generation have to build their careers on the basis 

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Lights, Camera, Taking Action! On Many Fronts, Women Are Fighting for Better Opportunity in Hollywood | The New York Times

By MANOHLA DARGIS The American movie mainstream needs a revolution — and if some women have their way, it just might get one. It’s time. Not because Ava DuVernay wasn’t tapped as a best director in the recent Academy Award nominations, even though her acclaimed movie “Selma” received a best picture nod. There has been 

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