Not only were there no female nominees in directing for the 87th time in Oscar history, there was also only one person of color, Cynthia Erivo, among the 20 acting nominees.
By Jocelyn Noveck, Associated Press
Kathleen Collins was one of the first African-American women to direct a feature film, but her work wasn’t widely released before her death from cancer in 1988. Nearly 30 years later, her daughter Nina Collins had the film restored, and…
By PBS NewsHour
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