Does it matter that there are no women up for the Palme d Or?

Does it matter that there are no women up for the Palme d Or?
Palme d'Or

Palme d'Or

The media frenzy around Cannes Film Festival is always significant. But with such an extreme lack of women in competition this year the hype is even more prominent and the question is appearing everywhere: Why is there a lack of women directors in Cannes? At last a dialogue has started to address the questions we are all asking!  And none other than the Birds Eye View Founder and Director was called in to debate the question with the Online Guardian Film Editor, Catherine Shoard. This article was in the Observer Review on 16th May 2010.

It feels pretty significant that the industry and press are really talking about this now and BEV we will be listening and responding as the discussion continues widely. Meanwhile,  we welcome the the film industry back to England with our world class season of live music to silent film:  Sound and Silents at Kings Place in two weeks. You know where to come to continue the celebration of women in film…

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