Film’s Major Issue with Minority Women

I’m surprised by how many of these movies I’ve seen and enjoyed without knowing that they were directed by women; it’s something that is not often advertised. These films in particular were directed by women of color since the 1990s to the present; check them out, in celebration of Black History Month! Here’s what I’ve seen so far but check the original blog for a more complete list:

“Bend it Like Beckham”
“Beyond the Lights”
“Daughters of the Dust”
“Down in the Delta”
“Eve’s Bayou”
“Frida”
“Girl in Progress”
“Girlfight”
“Love & Basketball”
“Monsoon Wedding”
“Real Women Have Curves”
“The 13th” (not on the list, but released in 2016, directed by Ava DuVernay
“The Secret Life of Bees”
“Things We Lost in the Fire”
“Whale Rider”
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It is not an unknown fact now, I think, that women are in a minority when it comes to directing films. However there are those who are in even more of a disadvantage because they are placed within …

Source: Film’s Major Issue with Minority Women

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