Blockbuster films with female leads outperform male-led equivalents at the global box office, a new study has reported. In a report compiled by media research agency Shift7 in collaboration with leading agency CAA, revenue for 350 high-grossing films released between 2014 and 2017 was assessed, and the average results for female-led films did best, at every budget level.
This report constitutes an advance of research on the gender perspective in the cultural sector, analyzed from the perspective of access, consumption and cultural participation on the one hand; and of the labor market, the employment of the cultural sector and the cultural professions on the other.
El informe “Mujeres en la cultura”, realizado entre la Secretaría de Cultura de la Nación y el proyecto “Mujeres Creadoras” del Observatorio UNESCO Villa Ocampo, puso cifras a las diferencias que existen entre hombres y mujeres: consumo, ingresos y el mercado de trabajo en cifras
El presente informe constituye un avance de la investigación sobre la perspectiva de género en el sector cultural, analizada desde la óptica del acceso, el consumo y la participación cultural por un lado; y del mercado laboral, el empleo del sector cultural y las profesiones culturales por otro.
The Cultural Council reinforces music theater in the distribution of project support in the theater area. Metoo, environmental issues and migration are topics that stand out in the second division of the year.
Alankrita Shrivastava’s film Lipstick Under My Burkha was initially denied release in India for being “lady oriented”, Icelandic artist Borghildur Indriðadóttir had her Facebook friends and photos deleted after she shared a promo of her photo exhibition Demoncrazy featuring topless women, and Afghan playwright and actor Monirah Hashemi received death threats for performing in Afghanistan and shut herself inside her house for three months before relocating to Sweden to continue her career in the arts.