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Gender Inequality in Film: In Infographic Form

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Following the record-breaking opening of "Hunger Games: Catching Fire" last weekend, the New York Film Academy decided to take a closer look at women in film and what, if any advancements women are making in film-- and create an infographic based...

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Rishi Suresh's curator insight, December 5, 2013 9:37 PM

The movie industry is one of the best example of the collective popular ideals of popular culture. It is a microcosm, a culmination of what popular culture holds true. By examining movies, one can see what popular culture holds dear. This infographic is simply shocking. If one looks closely at how much actresses are paid as compared to actors, the "highest paid female actor makes as much as the two lowest paid males." Also, it shows that women are constantly objectified in the film industry, with a high man/woman ratio and a high percentage of scenes in which the actresses are wearing revealing clothing, as opposed to men. 

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The State of Women in the World

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Great visuals on the status of women in the world.


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