A panel discussion at the annual Fusion Film Festival. Courtesy of Fusion Film Festival
Women of all ages who enter a movie theater hoping to see stories and lessons they can relate to often leave disappointed. Women make up half of all moviegoers but just eight percent of directors, 10 percent of writers and two percent of cinematographers while just 24 percent of protagonists in films are women. Female voices are generally neither behind nor in front of the camera.
The lack of women creates a lack of nuance in expressing artistically crucial perspectives.
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