THE WEEK IN WOMEN: Martha Coolidge’s REAL GENIUS Anni Spotlights Static Stats, plus Emma Thompson, Thelma Schoonmaker and 25 Top Female Directors – Brandy McDonnell comments

Thirty years after Martha Coolidge released Real Genius, she’s still a rarity in Hollywood: A female director. After advances in the 1980s and ’90s, women have lost ground in the entertainment industry during the past 20 years. This week, Decider.com lists 25 female directors you should know, Emma Thompson speaks out against Hollywood agism and sexism, the DGA honors Thelma Schoonmaker and Sue Kroll at Warner Bros. Read more>>

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