Director Andrea Arnold 'shocked' by lack of women in film

Director Andrea Arnold 'shocked' by lack of women in film
 

Andrea Arnold, one of the UK's most successful female directors, is calling for "active" employment of women within the film industry, saying that she's "shocked to discover how few women are making films".
Figures published by the Directors Guild of America showed that in 2013 and 2014, 6.4% of Hollywood films were made by women, while just over 1% of movies were made by women from ethnic minority backgrounds.
Arnold, who has won an Oscar, two Baftas, and four prizes at Cannes Film Festival since she started directing 18 years ago, says she saw the statistics recently,... read more

 
5 October 2016 in Regional, Views: 42
Source: BBC
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