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Women in Film Inequality

Holding Out for Latina Heroines and Filmmakers

Yovanka Sanchez | Posted 02.24.2017 | Latino Voices
Yovanka Sanchez

With the Oscars 2016 around the corner and the promise of more diversity by the year 2020 including women behind and in front of the camera, a change that was long overdue and finally is being challenged, there is still a need of more conversation about it.

Drive, She Said: Bluestocking Film Series Seeks Female-Driven Road Films

Kari Wagner-Peck | Posted 12.14.2016 | Entertainment
Kari Wagner-Peck

Portland, Maine's Bluestocking Film Series was founded in 2010 by filmmaker Kate Kaminski to exclusively showcase short films revolving around complex...

They Gave My Husband Credit for Something I Wrote

Rhoda Jordan | Posted 06.03.2015 | Women
Rhoda Jordan

People just assumed that my husband must've been the writer who'd come up with the script. Because how could a woman come up with such words? How could a woman create such badass art? How could a young actress who looks the way I look create such sharp, dark, rude fits of expression?

Why Are There So Few Women Behind the Camera?

Melissa Goodman | Posted 04.09.2014 | Women
Melissa Goodman

According to the Directors Guild of America (DGA), women directed only 14 percent of TV episodes last year. Of the 200 shows the DGA analyzed, 38 didn't hire a single woman.

What Michelle Rodriguez Thinks Is ‘Pathetic' About Hollywood

Posted 11.21.2013 | Latino Voices

Hollywood is a man’s world and Michelle Rodriguez thinks it’s “pathetic.” The 35 year-old actress is known for portraying strong women on t...

Do The Latest Holidays Films Misrepresent Women?

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 01.28.2012 | Women
Soraya Chemaly

Think about how many movies you see where the woman, beautiful and sexy, is the source of the leading man's vulnerability and then, ultimately, his reward.

Women Are Underrepresented, Oversexualized In Top Films

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 02.22.2012 | Home

Like a broken record that continues to stick and sputter, a new study shows that women are still underrepresented when it comes to the top movies in t...