Friday, February 28, 2014

Sally Potter on the "Cast Iron Ceiling" for Women Directors

Here's a bit from IndiWire (hat tip to DP Nancy Schreiber) based on an interview Sally Potter gave to the Guardian.
I haven't made anything like the quantity of films I feel I've been capable of. This is not unique to me, as a female director: the so-called glass ceiling has, along the way, felt more like cast-iron. A lot of the films I've made have been risk-taking, and it's a very, very risk-averse culture. Is the industry more worried about female directors taking risks compared to men? Well, the statistics do rather speak for themselves.
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