Director Lexi Alexander. Photo via Indiewire.com.
Here Alexander discusses a 1978 report on equal-employment practices in the film industry:
Okay, so we know that people have seriously acknowledged that there is an problem back in 1978, thirty-five years ago. Promises were made even back then to “work diligently” to fix the imbalance.
The fact that there has been no improvement in thirty-five years can only really mean two things:
1) Those who have promised to bring about change were insincere.
2) Those who have promised to bring about change were not very smart.
Go read the entire post — it’s worth it.