Women and Film

Sunday, June 26, 2005

Celluloid Ceiling - A Content Analysis of Women in the Film Industry

Women and the Celluloid Ceiling "On screen, male characters outnumbered females by more than two to one (72% males vs. 28% females). Seventy-seven percent (77%) of clearly identifiable protagonists were male and 16% were female. In general, female characters were younger and more likely to be identified by their marital status than their male counterparts." This makes for depressing reading!


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