It's a question we ask every year during award season; why aren't more women nominated for Best Director? Today we're shing the Equality Spotlight on the top female filmmakers...
Women Make Film on TCM<span style="display:block;position:relative;padding-top:56.25%;" class="rm-shortcode" data-rm-shortcode-id="49ea06c67fed77006743d7542ebe72b8"><iframe lazy-loadable="true" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/SbWhuWBPuXI?rel=0" width="100%" height="auto" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" style="position:absolute;top:0;left:0;width:100%;height:100%;"></iframe></span><p>Think there aren't many females sitting in director's chairs? Think again!</p><p>The new documentary; <em>Women Make Film</em>, takes us around the world to introduce us to the leading ladies of the movie industry.</p><p>The 14-hour documentary has now inspired a 4-month long film festival on the cable channel TCM.</p><p>Each Tuesday from September through December, TCM will show one part of the documentary, followed by an evening of female-made films.</p><p>Oscar winners Jane Fonda and Tilda Swinton narrate the event along with Debra Winger, Thandie Newton and others.</p><p>Among the films airing on TCM; <em>The Hurt Locker</em> from director Kathryn Bigelow. To this day, Bigelow is the only woman to ever win the <a href="https://celebritypage.com/search/?q=Oscars" target="_blank">Oscar</a> for Best Director. Proving that the journey towards equality is far from over.</p>
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