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Just Vision Leads Impact Campaign for ‘Wanted 18,’ on Little-Known Story from 1st Intifada

Just Vision Leads Impact Campaign for ‘Wanted 18,’ on Little-Known Story from 1st Intifada

By Just Vision

It’s 1987 and the Israeli army is in hot pursuit of eighteen dairy cows in the town of Beit Sahour, in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. The cows are declared a threat to Israel’s national security after a group of Palestinians begin producing milk for the town’s residents. The Israeli soldiers find themselves in a game of cat-and-mouse as residents of the town work together to shuttle the cows from barn to barn. The fugitive cows of Beit Sahour become legendary and the “intifada milk,” often distributed under cover of night, is a statement of self-reliance that provides their community with alternatives to replace Israeli goods.

Ending the Inequity: Women Make Movies Supports Women Filmmakers With Industry Opportunities

Ending the Inequity: Women Make Movies Supports Women Filmmakers With Industry Opportunities

By Tracie Holder

Recently, Indiewire released an article, “Sorry, Ladies: Study on Women in Film and Television Confirms The Worst,” in which they reported the following:

Only 12% of all clearly identifiable protagonists were female in 2014. This represents a decrease of 3% from 2013 which is a decrease of 4% since 2002.

74% of all female characters were White, 11% were Black, 4% were Latina, 4% were Asian, 3% were otherworldly, and 4% were other. Moviegoers were almost as likely to see a woman portray an alien as they were to see a Latina or Asian female character.

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