Women In Film, Race In America, And La Vida Bohème On this episode of Weekends on All Things Considered, we take a hard look at the lack of women in the movie industry. Plus, has the week's news signaled a change in the conversation about race? And some Venezeulan alt-rockers paid us a visit.
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Women In Film, Race In America, And La Vida Bohème

Women In Film, Race In America, And La Vida Bohème

On this episode of Weekends on All Things Considered, we take a hard look at the lack of women in the movie industry. Plus, has the week's news signaled a change in the conversation about race? And some Venezeulan alt-rockers paid us a visit.

Women In Film, Race In America, And La Vida Bohème

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The Heat, a female buddy-cop movie starring Melissa McCarthy and Sandra Bullock, made $40 million in its opening weekend, but is one of the few movies in recent history with female leads. Gemma La Mana/Twentieth Century Fox via AP hide caption

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The Heat, a female buddy-cop movie starring Melissa McCarthy and Sandra Bullock, made $40 million in its opening weekend, but is one of the few movies in recent history with female leads.

Gemma La Mana/Twentieth Century Fox via AP