\'Roma,\' \'The Favourite\' Honored By Alliance Of Women Film Journalists

The Annual AWFJ Hall of Shame Award was bestowed upon

All Alleged Abusers, Including

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Weinstein, Les Moonves, Louis CK, Kevin Spacey, James Franco, Bryan Singer, Charlie Rose, Matt Lauer and more.

“Representing women film critics’ perspectives on the world’s constantly evolving cinema scene, the Alliance of Women Film Journalists is proud that our 2018 EDA Awards nominees and winners genuinely reflect the movie industry’s advances in the cause of equality and diversity,” said Jennifer Merin, EDA Awards and AWJF founder and film critic, in a statement. “Our EDA Awards always honor the year’s best regardless of gender, but we also recognize the need to have categories that focus specifically on women’s achievements in an industry that still has a long way to go to reach gender parity and equal opportunity for all.”

This year on their final ballots, AWFJ members singled out films that told stories centering on strong and complex female characters from diverse backgrounds. The organization honored the excellent work of female directors and screenwriters. And, as is customary, they have called out some egregious choices and behavior that hopefully will not be repeated in the future.

“All in all, 2018 produced a bumper crop of female-directed and female-centered films,” added Merin. “Too few of them reached the mainstream, but we hope that AWFJ and the EDA Awards can help to rush such films into the current.”

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