Female Directors Rule Sundance 2021 – Is Equality Finally Here?


This year feels like some kind of balance has been achieved. There is no mistaking these films for tokens or placeholders

Normally at this point in the annual Sundance Film Festival I’d be moderating a panel of female film directors and talking about why there’s so much more work to do to achieve parity in independent filmmaking.

This year we don’t have a panel — and I’m not sure we need one.

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Sharon Waxman

Sharon Waxman, is the founder, CEO and Editor in Chief of TheWrap. She is an award-winning journalist and best-selling author, and was a Hollywood correspondent for The New York Times. Twitter: @sharonwaxman