Brie Larson honoree with Crystal Award for Excellence in Film

Brie has been honoree with Crystal Award for Excellence in Film during the Women In Film 2018 Crystal + Lucy Awards presented by Max Mara, Lancôme and Lexus. The event was held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel last night. During her speech, she cited a recent USC study that she has also shared on Twitter this week, mentioning that only 2.5% of top film critics are women of color when 20% of US =women of color.

 

“The talent is there, access and opportunities are not” Brie emphasized the importance of giving press credentials to underrepresented journalists and critics.

Brie also announced Sundance and TIFF initiatives: “[Sundance and Toronto film festivals] are opening up accreditations to women and underrepresented critics and film writers”

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