Brazil Sees Need for More Diversity in Film Industry

The latest findings from Brazil’s national cinema agency, ANCINE, has published findings which demonstrate a lack of diversity in the country’s audiovisual industry.

By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The national cinema agency of Brazil, ANCINE, published findings last Thursday (March 30th) showing that the country's film and television industries are dominated by white men. Data showed that in recent years, contrary to expectations, female participation in Brazil’s film and television industries had diminished.

ANCINE’s survey found that of the 2,583 audiovisual works registered in 2016, just 21 percent has female scriptwriters and only . . .

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