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What if this were what an awards season ballot looked like? This year has brought us so much fantastic work from women both in front of and behind the camera. When you take a look at dozens of these contenders all in one place, and compare it to the typical handful that actually receive nominations, the gulf […]

2020 Sundance Film Festival Line-Up

The feature films that will be showcased at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, held January 23–February 2, have been announced. Keri Putnam, Sundance Institute Executive Director and Women In Film L.A. Board Member, said, “At this year’s Festival, we’ll explore the theme of ‘imagined futures,’ inside the theaters and in the conversations sparked by the work […]

WIF Help Line Marks 2nd Anniversary

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Opening This Week: 12/4/19–12/10/19

These films are opening (or playing at repertory cinema) in Los Angeles, and these television series are premiering, which all have been directed, written, produced, shot, scored, or edited by women: AFTER CLASS (a.k.a. SAFE SPACES) Produced by Courtenay Johnson AT THE HEART OF GOLD: INSIDE THE U.S.A. GYMNASTICS SCANDAL Directed by Erin Lee Carr […]

Source: “Inequality in 1,200 Popular Films: Examining Portrayals of Gender, Race/Ethnicity, LGBT & Disability from 2007 to 2018,”
Dr. Stacy L. Smith, Marc Choueiti, Dr. Katherine Pieper, Kevin Yao, Ariana Case & Angel Choi; Annenberg Inclusion Initiative