Re: judges' statement

From: Bruce Posner (email suppressed)
Date: Fri Jun 23 2006 - 18:06:06 PDT

blah, blah, blah.

>hi patrick,
>we judges were quite pokey getting together our brief statement on female
>representation, and now perhaps it is too late, given that you've just
>posted on frameworks. perhaps if there are any other press releases or
>listserves, you could include this statement:
>Judges' Statement:
>"We want to call attention to the underrepresentation of women in this year's
>festival. While it is not uncommon in both mainstream and alternative
>media festivals for the makers to be mainly men, we are aware of the
>multitudes of exceptional female experimental filmmakers, both here and
>abroad. Hence their relative absence at Onion City, and in our own awards
>roster, took
>us by surprise. Here's hoping for more equal representation in future years."
>we all agreed on the wording of this statement. and i know we all also
>agreed that in past years there has been more equal representation, and
>that we thought your programming was excellent. so i hope you don't take
>this statement too much to heart. it was just something we felt it was
>important to point out.
>thanks again for including me in one of the best festival experiences i've
>For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.

For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.