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    Cannes Dispatch: Women Directors Panel Reveal It's a Man's World, Suggest Gender Quota

    The cold facts delivered by the EAO panel challenged anyone under the impression that things were getting better for women filmmakers.

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    Women Behind the Camera: Fighting Gender Bias with Data

    Colin Brown of Filmonomics explains how data shows that women-led film projects fare well at the box office.

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    Things I Learned at Cannes Part One, from Campion's Feminism to Leigh's Stunning 'Mr. Turner'

    I'm in Cannes, checking out films and the state of things, per usual. Here's what I've learned so far.

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    Quote of the Day: Jane Campion Acknowledges the "Inherent Sexism" of the Film Industry At Cannes

    "Excuse me gentlemen, but the guys seem to eat all the cake."

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    Streaming Curator MUBI Teaming Up with Cannes to Showcase Award-Winning Shorts

    MUBI, a VOD service and social forum host, has partnered with Cannes Court Métrage to showcase short films that once shined at the festival, including PEEL by this year's Cannes Jury President Jane Campion.

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    A Call to Action on Behalf of Female Filmmakers

    No matter what people say the numbers speak for themselves.

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    Cannes Jury President Jane Campion Calls Out the 'Inherent Sexism' in the Film Industry

    Jane Campion is the only female director to have ever won the Cannes Film Festival's most prestigious prize, the Palme d'Or (for 1993's "The Piano"). The prize is an honor she clearly holds in great esteem, having agreed to head this year's jury and having presided over the shorts jury in 2013. Stil...

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    Jane Campion Talks Cannes Jury Duty, and the Fest's "Embarrassing" Gender Imbalance

    Director Jane Campion talks her new turn as Cannes jury president, being the only female filmmaker to win the Palme d'Or, and the eight jury members she will oversee at the festival.

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    Check Out This Telling Chart on Women Directors at Cannes Over the Past Decade

    The number of women directors who make it into the Cannes lineup is a source of yearly contention. And it makes sense. Over the past ten years, there's been virtually no consistent improvement in terms of women auteurs landing in the hallowed competition program. Un Certain Regard has gradually impr...

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    Jane Campion Close to Deal to Direct The Flamethrowers for Producer Scott Rudin

    We will see a lot of Jane Campion over the next two weeks as she chairs the jury in Cannes.

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