Berlin festival aims for gender equality with half of films by women

Film Festival director Dieter Kosslick signs gender equality pledge on behalf of the Berlinale at the 69th Berlinale International Film Festival in Berlin, Germany, February 9, 2019. REUTERS/Annegret Hilse

BERLIN (Reuters) – The Berlin Film Festival has made a pledge to promote gender equality, taking the first step toward that goal by screening almost an equal number of movies directed by women as by men. Out of the 400 films to be screened at this year’s Berlinale, almost half have female directors. “We still […]

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