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Is Hollywood sued for discrimination of female film-makers?

From report of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission shows that female film-makers still with a lot of discrimination. The organization is threatening a lawsuit against the film studios if the situation does not change.

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It looks to be that Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), a U.s. organization that strives against discrimination in the workplace, effective steps to take action against the ongoing vrouwonvriendelijke behavior of large filmstudios in Hollywood. At least if the situation in the short term does not improve. That writes The Guardian.

Actresses and regisseuses express longer express their displeasure about the state of affairs in the film industry. EEOC, especially the legal aspect to examine, is now several studios around the table to turn the tide. According to a source they were previously informed about the fact that female filmmakers are systematically discriminated against. If it turns out that the measures do not help, depends on them a lawsuit over the head.

Directors Guild of America, the trade association that represents the interests of film and televisieregisseurs in the United States, conducted recently, any contractual adjustments, in the advantage of minorities, including women, in order to provide them more opportunities to offer.

Research shows that last year, only seven percent of all released movies was directed by a woman. The year before, less than two percent. This coming Sunday is Ava DuVernay, the only female director competing for an Oscar with her documentary ’13th’.

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