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Half the Picture (2018)

TV-PG | | Documentary | 8 June 2018 (USA)
A documentary about discriminatory hiring practices concerning women directors in Hollywood, and an inspiring conversation with those who have succeeded against all odds.

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Amy Adrion
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ava DuVernay ... Self
Brenda Chapman ... Self
Caroline Libresco ... Self
Catherine Hardwicke ... Self
Chris Hegedus Chris Hegedus ... Self
Daisy von Scherler Mayer ... Self
Dolores Leal Dolores Leal ... Self (as Dolores Y. Leal)
Gina Prince-Bythewood ... Self
Jamie Babbit ... Self
Jennifer Phang ... Self
Joey Soloway ... Self (as Jill Soloway)
Karyn Kusama ... Self
Kasi Lemmons ... Self
Kimberly Peirce ... Self
Kirsten Schaffer ... Self
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HALF THE PICTURE is a documentary about the dismal number of women directors working in Hollywood, using the current EEOC investigation into discriminatory hiring practices as a framework to talk to successful women directors about their career paths, struggles, inspiration and hopes for the future.

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The Women Behind the Cameras. The Stories Behind the Women.

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People need to relax...
2 August 2018 | by livinglifingSee all my reviews

Listen, I am all for equality in the workplace and anywhere else. It's not only the law, but it is fair. Black or white, man or woman, everyone has the right to be treated with respect and given opportunities to succeed. But, if audience appeal leans towards movies by men, what are studios supposed to do? They cant change the viewing habits and preferences of millions of people. If you want more women directing films, go out and convince the public to buy the product they are offering. It's a business. Ask yourself if you would throw away your livelihood to make a brief point? To be politically correct all the time. Everyone is comfortable going with the flow until it hits them in their own wallet. Stop crying and find a better way to achieve what you want...


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8 June 2018 (USA) See more »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$6,581, 10 June 2018

Gross USA:

$21,589

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$21,589
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Leocadia Films See more »
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