Fremaux's promise to make selection committees transparent in order "to rule out any suspicion of a lack of diversity or parity" marks a significant step for the prominent film industry figure, who is also the head of the French-focused Lumiere Film Festival and the Institut Lumiere.
On the experience, Gera said in a statement: " It was a very moving experience to hold hands and walk with 81 women from around the world on the red carpet... to climb the stairs but only half way, and to hear Cate Blanchett and Agnes Varda point out the glaring inequalities which are so clear when you look at numbers: 82 women vs 1600+ men.
82 women took to the red carpet in protest this past weekend over the low number of female filmmakers in competition at the Cannes Film Festival.
"We hope that Cannes will welcome these new initiatives", said Fremaux. We hope that it will reinforce the realisation that the world is not the same anymore. "The world has changed". In contrast, 1,866 male directors have been selected in the festival's 71-year history. "We must question our history and our habits".
Cannes has come under repeated criticism in recent years over its poor record of selecting female filmmakers. "The prestigious Palme d'Or has been bestowed upon 71 male directors-too numerous to mention by name-but only two women".
Directed by Julio Hernandez Cordon, the film received warm applauses in its first presentation on Monday, a movie in which most of the actors are not professionals, included the 10-year-old younger daughter of the director, Matilde.
The move comes as the topics of inclusion and equality have been front and centre at Cannes Film Festival 2018.
Other film festivals have more aggressively pursued gender parity, including the Tribeca Film Festival, which touted its percentage of female filmmakers - 46 percent - last month. The attendees broke into a rendition of "Happy Birthday" for the Hollywood actress after the signing.
The 2018 NBA Conference Finals began last night with the opening game between the Boston Celtics and the Cleveland Cavaliers . His prowess in that area was on full display in Houston's Game 5 win that eliminated the Timberwolves in the first round.
The presidents also discussed matters related to the Syrian peace process and the implementation of key bilateral projects. Turkey has " more extensive " economic ties with Iran , including energy imports from the country, he said.
Based on their remains, Karnavian said the mother and daughters were all wearing explosives around their waists. Later in the day, police said another family attempted to carry out an attack the Surabaya suburb of Sidoarjo.
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The visitors returned to Sin City with a 3-1 victory and the best-of-seven Western Conference final all square at 1-1. Former Miami RedHawk Reilly Smith hit Marchessault, who made a deke on top of the crease and scored on his backhand.
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Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has called the United States withdrawal "impudent" and "worthless". Military tensions between Iran and Israel have already mounted, and oil prices are rising on the uncertainty.
McCain said he opposes her confirmation as Central Intelligence Agency director because of what she did in the past. The next day, Meghan McCain said on The View that she was shocked Sadler was still employed by the White House.
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After the Chinese capital, Zarif will attend talks in Moscow and Brussels with representatives of the pact's other signatories. The decision came days after US President Donald Trump abandoned the deal that curbs the country's nuclear ambitions.
Avenatti declined to go on Tucker Carlson Tonight , but told McNally he'd "be happy to" appear on Sean Hannity's show. Avenatti said he and Brinkley were "friends", adding that she is a "classy, smart woman with great insight".
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Apple has yet to officially respond to the lawsuit and they have also to acknowledge what could be the reason behind the flaw. It's not acceptable for computers that cost $1,299 and more to have keyboards that break because of small amounts of dust.
The scandal you would recall sept through the internet like a tornado; but Facebook had since been making some sweeping changes. Facebook says the investigation process is in full swing and it is being carried out in two phases.
FM says Tehran is "ready for all options" as he embarks on tour with pact's other signatories in wake of USA withdrawal. Zarif made the remarks while speaking to reporters upon arrival at Beijing International Airport on Sunday morning.
Theresa May has today promised to "deliver the Brexit people voted for" after another week of infighting in her cabinet. But the prime minister insisted: "You can trust me to deliver", as she attempted to ease the tensions.
Russian Federation has repeatedly denied it was involved in the nerve agent attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia . However the MI5 chief will express confidence to tackle impending threats in coordination with the UK's "European partners".
Fears of a trade war emerged in April when both sides engaged in a multi-billion dollar tit-for-tat over tariffs. US crude futures climbed 26 cents, or 0.37%, to $70.96 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
As news spread of Sadr's gains in the election, some of his followers celebrated in Baghdad and chanted "Iran out". Widespread disillusionment with Iraq's current political class appeared to have boosted Mr Al Sadr's coalition.
Senior political figures, including home minister Rajnath Singh, Congress president Rahul Gandhi, and former finance minister P. Her erstwhile ministry was always in news for making some controversial decisions when she was at the helm of affairs.
Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon will release later this month on 3DS, PC, PlayStation 4, Switch, Vita, and Xbox One . Inti Creates announced that Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon is coming out on May 24th.
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