“According to a new study put forth by USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative, representation for women and people of color in top grossing films is higher than ever. “40% of the top 100 films of 2018 had female leads or co-leads, compared to only 20% in 2007; intersectionality across race and age also increased substantially… Read More “Number of Films with Women and People of Color in Leading Roles Hits Record High”
Another film fest to keep your eye on. READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE
“I have to do something. We can all talk about it or I can actually just get out there and do it. And that, at this stage of my life and my career is what I’m trying to do; change the statistics.” CHECK OUT THE FULL ARTICLE HERE
“Coffee Will Make You Black follows a smart, funny and naive African American teenage girl finding her voice as she navigates conflicting relationships with her mother, her best friends, and her crushes amid racism, sexism and color-ism in 1960s Chicago.” READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE
“In less than a year, Smith observes, ‘The inclusion rider has moved from concept to concrete actions that creatives and companies are employing to counter biases in hiring across entertainment, sports, theater, and technology.’ “But the effort toward greater inclusivity is far from over.” READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE.
Congrats to Elizabeth Debicki! READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE
Watch this movie and, more importantly, if you like the film then give it a good online review! READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE.