Female directors

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    Tom Hanks wants Hollywood to show female directors more respect

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    11 brilliant women who should be on the 2020 Oscars’ Best Director list

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Tom Hanks spotlighted female directors because the Golden Globes didn’t bother to nominate any

How do we love thee, Tom Hanks?

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How Awkwafina made history with her trailblazing win at the Golden Globes

The comedian is the first Asian woman to win in her category at the ceremony.

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Little Women 2019 film by Greta Gerwig
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Women directors made 10% of 2019’s top films – and it’s not enough

Let’s hold off celebrating, shall we?

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Lena Waithe's new film Queen and Slim.
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These are the films you’re going to want to see in January

From a Rose Byrne and Tiffany Haddish workplace comedy to Lena Waithe's new movie, this is your must-watch list.

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In a vintage year for women directors, the Golden Globes snub was unacceptable

What will it take for the industry to recognise the pivotal role of women?

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What can Tom Hanks’ new movie teach us about the importance of kindness?

As children’s entertainer Mr Rogers, the actor is portraying a true American hero.

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Your definitive guide to all the movies that are going to win big at this year’s Oscars

From Best Actress to Best Picture, we break down all the favourites tipped to win on cinema’s night of nights.

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London Film Festival is in full swing, and these are the female-fronted films you have to see

It's time to get your culture on.

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Sam Taylor Johnson
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Sam Taylor-Johnson on why she still has to fight for every film she wants to make

“When I get asked for advice on making it as a female director, I always say, when a door slams in your face, kick it down”

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Lucy Robson
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Gemma Chan
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Gemma Chan just joined one of the most anticipated movies of 2020

We can’t wait for this one.

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Billie Piper new film
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Billie Piper’s directorial debut is the “completely unhinged comedy” we’re all talking about

Lily James will star in Piper's first film.

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Hollie Richardson
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Danny Boyle’s reasoning for the lack of female leads in his films shows we need more male allies

His attitude won't lead to change.

Female director Olivia Wilde on Booksmart
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How the rise of women in indie film can help change the industry

Are things really changing for the better?

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Hollie Richardson
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Lena Dunham
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Lena Dunham has announced her new TV show, and it’s being filmed in the UK

It sounds completely different to Girls.

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Hollie Richardson
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Ava DuVernay
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Ava DuVernay knows EXACTLY why Hollywood isn’t asking her to make more movies

“I’m not getting John Wick 3, even though I’d love to make it.”

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Sarah Shaffi
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Olivia Wilde’s frank message to anyone who illegally streamed Booksmart

Wilde shared an urgent tweet over the weekend

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Ava DuVernay
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Why being on an Ava DuVernay film set is so different from anything else in Hollywood

How the director is making the industry better and more diverse, both in front and behind the camera.

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Ryan Gosling
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Guess which male actor has worked with the most female directors?

The answer would surprise you.

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Cannes just turned a female filmmaker away because she is a mother

British director and actor Greta Bellamacina claims that she was refused entry to the festival because she was with her baby.

Cannes 2019 film festival judging panel
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Cannes 2019: This director perfectly sums up why you shouldn't ask this question about sexism

"Ask the people who run film schools..."

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