#GoodRead | Geena Davis: 'After Thelma & Louise, people said things would improve for women in film. They didn't'
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That awareness has tipped over into activism. In 2006, she founded the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, the only research-based organisation that works to promote gender balance in the media and entertainment industries. Next month, the institute will launch its Global Symposium on Gender in Media as part of the BFI London film festival. It comes at an opportune moment.