Cannes Film Festival: Gender equality in the spotlight

Discussions on redressing this imbalance in the film industry has been dominating the event this year.

    In the 71-year long history of the Cannes Film Festival, only one female director has won the Palme d'Or top prize.

    Stars at this year's red carpet event say that has to change.

    Al Jazeera's Charlie Angela has more on the fight for gender equality.


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