#GAReads | Golden Globes nominations shut out female film directors — again

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Golden Globes nominations shut out female film directors — again”:

“And here are the all-male nominees.”

Natalie Portman made the condemning comment at the last Golden Globe Awards, when she was presenting the year’s contenders for director. Standing onstage in a black gown — the agreed-upon sign to show solidarity with sexual assault victims and raise awareness for the new gender parity initiative Time’s Up — the actress-turned-director drew attention to the award show’s historical omission of female filmmakers: Throughout its 75-year history, women have been nominated for best director only seven times.

Read Ashley Lee’s full article at the Los Angeles Times here…