Where are all the female directors?

I recently made a list of 40 directors worth keeping an eye on. Here’s the last part. Guess how many of those directors were female? None. Is it because I’m biased against females? I don’t think so. Is it because in the movie industry, at least some parts, females are routinely treated as second class citizens? I think so.

Here’s some evidence from Variety:

Study: Female Directors Face Strong Bias in Landing Studio Films

Here’s a list of female directors from Metacritic:

Ranked: The Best Women Film Directors (and Their Films)

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