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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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    Jane Campion Circling Scott Rudin-Produced Adaptation Of Rachel Kushner's Acclaimed 'The Flamethrowers'

    We know it's enough to keep up with whatever books and television shows are hot at the moment, but if you've even kept half an eye on the literary world in the past year, you likely have heard of Rachel Kushner's "The Flamethrowers." A finalist for the 2013 National Book Award, it was met with mostl...

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    Countdown to Cannes: Is Alice Rohrwacher's 'The Wonders' Already a Frontrunner for the Palme D'Or?

    At this juncture, one particular entry seems especially well-positioned to win the Palm D'Or at the Cannes Film Festival for several reasons.

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    No Cannes Do - The Status of Women Directors at Cannes Over the Last Decade

    A look at how many women directed films have been in competitions over the last decade.

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    Ukraine is Not a Brothel Director Kitty Green Documents Where Feminism and Self-Objectification Meet

    "I asked myself, 'How do I keep making this film if there's this kind of abusive patriarch at the helm?' I had to make a call: Do I just give up and go home because this isn't the film I thought it would be, or do I keep pursuing this and see where the girls go and see if they're ready to break free...

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    Jane Campion-Led 2014 Cannes Jury is Majority Female

    This is the first women-dominated jury at the festival since 2009.

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    Jane Campion's Cannes Jury Revealed

    The 2014 Cannes Film Festival (May 14-25) is inching ever closer and in spirit, the fest has revealed the eight Competition jury members who will hit the Croisette under president Jane Campion.

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    Cannes 2014 Lineup Revealed; Only Two Women Directors in the Main Competition

    On the PR bullshit of Cannes festival Thierry Fremaux and the myth of "good enough."

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    Female Film Industry Heavyweights Support Fledgling Female Directors

    Jane Campion, Helen Mirren, and Sienna Miller are among the participants of a wonderful new initiative to highlight the next generation of female filmmakers.

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