Women struggle to share Cannes spotlight

Only a small number of women in the running for the top prize at the film festival which some say is sexist.

    Only a small number of women are in the running to win the top prize at this year's Cannes Film Festival.

    But two years ago, there were none at all.

    Even the head of this year's jury said the industry was sexist and needed shaking up.

    Men have taken the top prize at Cannes every year since the festival began 67 years ago.

    Phil Lavelle reports from Cannes.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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