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Awkwafina represents women-directed work at Golden Globes

The 77th Golden Globe Awards were held Jan. 5 in Los Angeles, featuring a dismally male-dominant slate of nominees from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. On the film side, no women screenwriters or directors were nominated. Only one of the 10 films nominated for Best Motion Picture is written by a woman: the category’s winner from co-writer Krysty Wilson-Cairns, 1917.read more.

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Golden Globe nominations a ‘yearly reminder’ of problematic HFPA

The Golden Globes have been problematic for a number of years, and every year there’s a reminder that these awards are maybe not what they seem.

While groups like the Critics Choice Association nominated women for Best Director and in both screenplay categories, the same cannot be said of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. … read more.

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Women directors shut out of Golden Globes for fifth consecutive year

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced its nominations for the 77th Golden Globe Awards early Dec. 9. No women are nominated for Best Director or Best Screenplay, despite buzz surrounding films like A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, The Farewell, Hustlers and Little Women. 

All four films were recognized with acting nods for Tom Hanks, Awkwafina, Jennifer Lopez and Saoirse Ronan.read more.

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Golden Globes acceptance speeches laud female creators

There were many triumphant moments for women at the 76th Golden Globe Awards, despite very few female writers and directors being represented in film categories. Many winning actresses used their acceptance speeches as an opportunity to champion female creators.

On the television side, Best Actress Rachel Brosnahan of The Marvelous Mrs.read more.

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Golden Globes Preview: Female-directed features snubbed

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has once again neglected to acknowledge female filmmakers in its pool of Golden Globe nominees.

For the fourth year in a row, no women are nominated for best director. Only five women have ever been nominated in this category, and Barbra Streisand is the only winner (for Yentl in 1984).read more.

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