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Cannes: Jane Campion Reflects on Male-Dominated Film Industry — hollywoodreporter.com

CANNES – Palme d’Or jury president Jane Campion, the only woman to win the Cannes Film Festival’s top prize in its history, with The Piano in 1993, expects her fellow jurors to “see all the films,” to meet two or three times over the coming days to discuss them and for everyone to be unencumbered by rules when choosing their winner. Campion also took a moment to comment on the male domination in her trade after noting that Cannes artistic director Thierry Fremaux had told her that only 7 percent of the 1,800 titles submitted for consideration were directed by woman. “Thierry is [rightly] proud that women represent 20 percent of the titles selected across the Cannes sections," she said.

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