Tribeca Fest cofounder celebrates women filmmaker


first_imgTribeca Fest co-founder celebrates women filmmakers NEW YORK — The co-founder of the Tribeca Film Festival is calling on women filmmakers to keep building on the momentum of the #MeToo and Time’s Up era.This year for the first time, half of the films in Tribeca’s competition categories are directed or co-directed by women. That’s up from 44 per cent last year.Jane Rosenthal, who co-founded the festival with Robert De Niro, told attendees at a luncheon for women filmmakers Friday that if a window has now been opened, “it’s only because of all of us that that window is going to stay open,” and that necessary changes will be made.Rosenthal told the crowd that they “cannot be the exception. We have to be the norm in every business.”The Associated Press by The Associated Press Posted Apr 26, 2019 2:21 pm PDT Jane Rosenthal attends the AT&T Presents: Untold Stories luncheon, in conjunction with the Tribeca Film Festival, at Thalassa on Monday, April 22, 2019, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP) AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Emaillast_img

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