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An Actress's Thoughts

20. March 2020
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If I had the German “Order of Merit”….

Spatial isolation does not mean social isolation. There are sufficient serious media, professional associations, trade journals and blogs, individuals and many others who report sensibly and comprehensively on Corona / Covid-19, necessary precautions and help for those directly and indirectly … Continue reading

12. February 2020
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New Campaign #morethanCorpses

TV Cop Dramas – Actresses can do more than play victims German television is known to be quite crime-oriented. More and more formats, series and individual films of this genre are being produced, and it‘s increasingly rare that they get … Continue reading

8. August 2019
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UK Television: The State of Affairs

Gender and Inclusion Policies in British Television Momentarily we hear quite a lot of bad news from the United Kingdom (UK), which actually should have been called UQ United Queendom ever since 1952. The Brexit, the proposed No-Deal Brexit, the … Continue reading

8. April 2018
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Superheroine against Violence – #metoo

Superheroine against Violence – #metoo This image shows 9 white men, Horst Seehofer (CSU), the new Minister of the Interior, Building and Community (“Heimat”) and his 8 male state secretaries. The whiteness of them all is doubly anachronistic, as one … Continue reading

16. October 2017
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Weinstein and the Silence of the German Film Industry

Introduction Yes, in Germany as well The Silence of the Industry Additional Reading Addition Oct. 23 Update: Statements from Organizations Introduction On Oct. 5 the New York Times published the article “Harvey Weinstein Paid Off Sexual Harassment Accusers for Decades“ … Continue reading

14. October 2016
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Fair Pay & Acting

Fair Pay for All Today’s text is about the Fair Pay Initiative for Equity on the Pay Slip, with thoughts on the correspondent situation in the film business, especially as far as the wages of actresses and actors are concerned. … Continue reading

25. October 2013
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Vive la Nouvelle Révolution du Cinéma!

Vive la Nouvelle Révolution du Cinéma! After the French Revolution 1789-1799, the invention of the cinematograph by the Lumière brothers in 1890 and the new women’s movement of the 1970s, France is once again very active in cracking old structures … Continue reading