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Study Finds More Women in Independent Films i
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April 04, 2013 11:54 AM
Independent films made history this year. For the first time, women made half of the U.S. competition dramas at the Sundance Film Festival, the most important venue for American independent films. A recent study on women in American independent films reveals that there are more female content creators in independent films than in big Hollywood movies. But it also finds there are still barriers many women filmmakers face. Elizabeth Lee reports from Los Angeles.

Study Finds More Women in Independent Films

Published April 04, 2013

Independent films made history this year. For the first time, women made half of the U.S. competition dramas at the Sundance Film Festival, the most important venue for American independent films. A recent study on women in American independent films reveals that there are more female content creators in independent films than in big Hollywood movies. But it also finds there are still barriers many women filmmakers face. Elizabeth Lee reports from Los Angeles.


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