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    Webb hopes their efforts become “more than a policy on paper.” She and Chloe Sosa-Sims, the Toronto co-founder of women’s organization Film Fatales, both think the industry needs to build a pipeline for women in every kind of role, especially decision-making positions. “A lot of sexual harassment comes out of men trying to maintain their power, and the only way to tip the scales is for more women to be directors, producers, have leading roles and write scripts,” Sosa-Sims said. “Hiring women and funding women will create change.”

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    This past March, a group of talented independent female filmmakers, including Janicza Bravo (Woman in Deep), Kat Candler (Hellion), Logan Kibens (Operator), and Judi Krant (Made in China) gathered at SXSW to discuss the imbalance of industry diversity behind the camera, and the collaborative efforts to bring more female written and directed narratives to screen.

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    If you’re looking for a way to help combat gender discrimination in Hollywood, try watching movies directed by women. A network of female filmmakers called Film Fatales has compiled a list of all of the movies directed by women that are currently available on Netflix in the US, which you can visit here.

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