Natalie Portman and her snubbed clothing won’t let anybody disregard the absence of female chiefs nominated for Oscars this year.
Portman, close by to display, wore a cape on the red carpet highlighting the names of ladies who were ignored for this present year in the directing category, including Greta Gerwig (“Little Women”), Lorene Scafaria (“Hustlers”) and Lulu Wang (“The Farewell”).
The current year’s nominees in the directing category incorporate Martin Scorsese (“The Irishman”), Todd Phillips (“Joker”), Sam Mendes (“1917”), Quentin Tarantino (“Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood”) and Bong Joon Ho (“Parasite”).
This isn’t the first time Portman has called to attention the absence of female representation in the category. On the Oscars stage two years back, Portman presented the category saying, “…and here are the all-male nominees.”
Issa Rae likewise made a shade-filled comment while reporting the nominees in the category.
A year ago, Gerwig became just the fifth lady nominated for best director. She additionally became the first lady to get a gesture for her debut film, “Lady Bird.”
Kathryn Bigelow is the only lady to win best director in the 90-year history of the Academy Awards.
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