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Female directors got few opportunities in Hollywood films over the last decade, study finds

Hollywood once again earned dismal marks in USC Annenberg's annual report card on the number of women and minorities in powerful positions in the entertainment industry.

Professor Stacy Smith and the USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative found that women made up only 4.3 percent of all directors of the 1,100 top films released from 2007 to 2017. That represented a ratio of 22

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