Chapman Film Students Learn From Accomplished Women
Speakers were Dawn Taubin, Kerry Ehrin, Debra Martin Chase, Robin Schiff, Janine Sherman Barrois and Deena Katz
The event: Professor Alexandra Rose kicked off “Women in Focus” by pointing out that all of this year’s Oscar nominated films featured stories about men. She named them as “American Sniper,” “Selma,” “Theory of Everything,” “Boyhood,” “Imitation Game,” “Whiplash,” “Grand Budapest Hotel” and the winning film, “Birdman.” Not one female-centric flick in the bunch.
The panel: And so, following that sobering thought, Dawn...