Oscar Record Breaking Nomination By Women In Film

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According to Collider, ever since the Academy Awards were called out for ignoring female and non-white filmmakers in every ceremony, change has surfaced in each coming year. And for the very first time in its history, the Oscar Awards have recorded three films out of the ten nominated in the category for Best Picture to be directed by women.

The woman-directed films that have been recognized and nominated in this category include Barbie, Past Lives, and Anatomy of a Fall. This is the first time that three female auteurs have been nominated at the same time in the category.



designation signifies that the directors also wrote or co-wrote their movies, suggesting they had bigger creative control over the material. Anatomy of a Fall was directed by French filmmaker Justine Triet, Past Lives by Celine Song, and Barbie by Greta Gerwig.

However, that’s not the only category in which the Academy Awards are celebrating the work of the three women. Barbie received seven other nominations, Past Lives received two nods, and Anatomy of a Fall claimed five nominations.

#Clique, what are your thoughts on this smashing record at the Oscars?

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