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Did women really have the right attention for the Oscars 2020?

From the dress of Natatalie Portman, to the "non" nomination of Greta Gerwig

By xjeepx

Janelle Monae during her opening performance of the Oscar ceremony said she wanted to celebrate all the women who directed phenomenal films.

 
 
 
 
 
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Did someone find them among the nominations?

Certainly not the announcers Steve Martin and Chris Rock who broke the ice by making fun of the Academy's questionable choices:

“There’s so many great directors nominated this year”
“I thought there was something missing from the list this year”
“Vaginas?”

Even Natalie Portman, after the speech last year on the Dolby Theater stage: "Here are the all-male nominees", returns to the attack with a silent protest.

Gorgeous in a Dior Haute Couture dress she walks on the red carpet covered by a cloak embroidered with the names of eight directors. The actress said she wanted to give recognition to women who were not considered despite their incredible work this year.

One of these was obviously Greta Gerwig. Despite the fact that her Little Women got some nominations and the prize for best costumes, she was unable to win the statuette for her directorial work.

The absence of nominations from Lulu Wang, director of The Farewell, also caused quite a stir. The film has in fact been critically acclaimed, has received numerous awards around the world, yet for the Academy it does not seem to exist in the least.

If you are curious to give these women and their forgotten films a chance, here are the other names that walked with Natalie on Sunday evening:

Céline Sciamma - Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Alma Har’el - Honey Boy

Melina Matsoukas - Queen & Slim

Marielle Heller - A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Mati Diop - Atlantics

Lorene Scafaria - Le ragazze di Wall Street