(From left) Australian actress Cate Blanchett, who is president of the jury, with fellow jury members Burundian singer Khadja Nin, US actress Kristen Stewart and Taiwanese actor Chang Chen, pictured in Cannes ahead of the Cannes Film Festival. Photo: AFP

Cannes Film Festival: are there still too few female filmmakers making the cut?

French event has appointed actress Cate Blanchett as president of this year’s film competition jury, but still has some way to go in battle of the sexes

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(From left) Australian actress Cate Blanchett, who is president of the jury, with fellow jury members Burundian singer Khadja Nin, US actress Kristen Stewart and Taiwanese actor Chang Chen, pictured in Cannes ahead of the Cannes Film Festival. Photo: AFP
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