On Saturday, I’ll be moderating the annual Amazing Women in Film Panel. I’ll have the honor of having three female directors on deck – Debra Granik, Susan Seidelman and Nancy Savoca, as well as critic Lisa Rosman, philanthropist Meera Gandhi, and trailblazing activist Robin Bronk. Given that brain trust: what big questions about the state of women in cinema do you have?
Here are some questions raised by FB and industry friends:
B. Ruby Rich: Why is it still so bad?
Thelma: I was going to try to start off diplomatically — what have the gains been, and why are we still falling short? In a summer where Bridesmaids and The Help bookended the mainstream box office, why were execs and crix (mostly male) so surprised…. [Read more…]