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Eric von Stroheim in 1922. Solitude, stick, expression, gesture, thoughtful, beauty, vintage, history, guy, male, man, sitting, portrait, b/w

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How do so many white, male indie directors leap to big blockbusters? - White male directors with little experience get all the biggest blockbusters. Why don't women get to have some of the fun?

Kveller Jill Soloway to Male Directors: ‘Stop Making Movies About Rape’

Female filmmakers are nowhere to be seen in Hollywood, as male directors made 93% of the top 250 grossing films of 2014:

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"I have experienced sexism in that I have been directed by male directors 17 times and only twice by women."

Another festival opens at Cannes, this one trumpeted as a pointed departure from its traditional focus on male directors.

1961, on the movie set of the West Side Story. Male actors (dancers) taking ballet class on the side.

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