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    "Hollywood’s prehistoric attitude toward female directors, the filmmaker Leah Meyerhoff said, was epitomized by the recent 'Jurassic World'.”

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    Meyerhoff also firmly believes that hiring more women will make the industry safer. "It's no coincidence that Hollywood is one of the most sexist industries, [what] with such a small number of women in positions of power. As a result, you see this rampant problem of sexual assault and abuse. If studios hire more women to direct films, to produce films, to write films, you will have a wonderful silver lining of seeing less sexual harassment occur on the set."

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  • Metro

    The Toronto International Film Festival is earning a hefty round of applause this year — and it’s not just for its star-studded lineup. “TIFF is better than most” because festivals often can’t just stumble on parity, you have to want to achieve it and make a concerted effort to reach it, said Leah Meyerhoff, the founder of women’s collective Film Fatales.

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