Women Directors Struggle As Men 'Eat All The Cake' In Movie World
May 14, 2014

Via AFP:

Cannes jury head Jane Campion -- the only woman ever to win the festival's top prize -- has blamed the lack of female movie makers on "inherent sexism" in an industry increasingly under fire for the paucity of women in its top ranks.

"I think you would have to say that there's some inherent sexism in the industry," the New Zealand screenwriter and director told reporters on the first day of the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday.

"It does feel very undemocratic and women do notice. Time and time again we don't get our share of representation," she said, adding that men seemed to "eat al...

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