These Women Made TV & Film History

While it would be lovely to think that reality is far more forward-thinking than fiction, the storied history of women in film and TV proves otherwise. So, you can file that under con. Pro? It means Hollywood has helped paved the way for (often long overdue) change. The screen, both big and small, has served as a conduit for introducing charged ideas about race, gender, politics, sex, power and so much more.

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