Check out the piece I wrote for the Women's Media Center on women documentarians keeping women's issues on the agenda.
The news regarding women directors of fictional films in Hollywood continues to be bleak: in 2007, only 6 percent of these films were directed by women. But the non-fiction film world is a whole different story. While no one has exact figures, anecdotally most experts in the documentary community believe that women directors make up at least 50 percent of the directing ranks. Take a look at all the major film festivals that include documentaries and you will see women's names as prominent as the men’s.Read full piece here: Doc Film Makers Keep Women's Issues on the Agenda