In fact, as Women in Hollywood founder and editor Melissa Silverstein points out, in 85 years there have only been four women nominated as best director and only one (Bigelow) won.
So for the second year in a row, Silverstein has put together a video of clips from films made by women directors, titled, “To the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Please Consider These Women (Among Others) Not Nominated This Year.” Here it is:
So many badass chicks write important and smart words on the Internet! Read Carmen on Autostraddle and get the list of gals worth to subscribe to and enhance your twitter feminism.
As a femme, I generally have to deal with the world thinking I'm straight. Which I get used to, I just politely tell the man to go away and mention my girlfriend's a lot hotter than they are. But it doesn't end there. Nine times out the ten, after they've looked me up and down and noted the dress and heels, the next comment will be 'But you're too pretty to be gay?' Read further about it here
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