Backwards and in Heels

The Past, Present and Future of Women Working in Film


'After all, Ginger Rogers did everything that Fred Astaire did. She just did it backwards and in high heels' - Ann RichardsIn Backwards and in Heels, Alicia Malone builds on her experience within the industry to examine the torturous road that has led to the uneasy Hollywood climate of today. Wage gaps and bias in selecting leading roles are only some of the issues faced by women in film. Bias against women in Hollywood: Throughout the history of Hollywood, women have been at the forefront of its success. Starting with Nickelodeons and moving into feature films, crossing between silent flicks to summer blockbusters, women in Hollywood have done it all. Female writers, actors, and women directors and producers were essential in the booming success of the industry during the 20s and 30s. Yet, they've never received the respect they deserve. This story of gender inequality is all too familiar. And it needs to end!


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ISBN: 9781633536173
Uitgever: Mango
Datum uitgifte: 2017

Dit artikel werd toegevoegd op Saturday 16 December, 2017.

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