The insults just continue. Yesterday, the folks at Cannes added another male director, Ken Loach to the competition lineup, for his new film Route Irish.
As the festival opens Wednesday the competition currently has 18 – correction now it’s 19 – male directors and NO FEMALE DIRECTORS!
The Times of London has a story with an exaggerated title: Women film-makers on the warpath over Cannes Film Festival snub, but the point is right – women are pissed.
Women & Hollywood gets a brief mention:
In the US, Melissa Silverstein, founder of the blog Women & Hollywood, wrote: “So much for the Bigelow effect. We are still going backwards.”
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