Hollywood Women: Famous Firsts That Changed Everything
Once upon a time in Hollywood, women ran the show. They directed, produced, wrote, and did things on-screen like have orgasms and lead bona fide revolutions. But when the studio system and Hays Code arrived, women — and their stories — were systematically shut out of the biz. Today, 8% of filmmakers are women who continue to fight for screen time just like their predecessors in an attempt to reclaim the power that was taken from them — and us.