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And the Woman Is…

March 8, 2010

WMCOscarspic In a little-noticed moment of female triumph, Kathryn Bigelow wasn't the only upset at the Oscars. In the category for "Best Media Center in a Leading Role," WMC took home the gold!  Woohoo!!! We just want to thank women!  And media! And all of the women in media! J/K.  This priceless moment between WMC President Jehmu Greene, Program Coordinator Rachell Arteaga, and Program Director Rebekah Spicuglia was captured forever by the good folks at the Time Warner Center's "Take your picture with a real Oscar!" event. Anybody can do it...but would anybody else look as classy? And really: before more women can take the gold statue, the Academy has to do more to support women making films. Bigelow's win is tremendous, but only 7% of the top 250 films in 2009 featured women directors. Sign WMC's petition and tell the Academy it's time for a change: http://bit.ly/oscarwmc

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