#GAReads | PopPolitics: Geena Davis Predicts ‘Dramatic Change’ for Women in Film

"PopPolitics: Geena Davis Predicts ‘Dramatic Change’ for Women in Film":

Geena Davis has long cited statistics showing that the ratio of male to female characters in film hasn’t changed since the 1940s, but she does see signs that things are changing.

Davis is the co-founder of the Bentonville Film Festival, taking place this week from May 2-7, which focuses on women, diversity and inclusion, and created the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media. Their most recent research shows that male characters received two times the amount of screen time as female characters, and the gender gap is even wider when the lead is a male.

Read Ted Johnson's full article at Variety here…