Australian actress Cate Blanchett is head of the jury panel at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival. Photo: AFP Australian actress Cate Blanchett is head of the jury panel at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival. Photo: AFP
Australian actress Cate Blanchett is head of the jury panel at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival. Photo: AFP

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Cate Blanchett says time’s up for film industry sexism – at Cannes festival and everywhere else

The Australian actress, head of the Cannes jury panel, hits out at festival’s ‘dismal’ attitude to women directors and speaks up for change ‘that will benefit not just women but everybody in the film industry’

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Australian actress Cate Blanchett is head of the jury panel at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival. Photo: AFP Australian actress Cate Blanchett is head of the jury panel at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival. Photo: AFP
Australian actress Cate Blanchett is head of the jury panel at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival. Photo: AFP
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