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A long-overdue discussion of an industry problem that has left so many talented actresses relegated to the sidelines because of a lack of opportunities.

 

—  DEADLINE HOLLYWOOD

A PANEL DISCUSSION

FEATURING

Kathy Griffin

Grammy/Emmy Winning

Actress & Author

WE GET TO WORK BECAUSE WE ARE CHOSEN. AND THAT CHOICE IS OFTEN SKEWERED BY PREJUDICE.

Lynn Whitfield

Emmy Award Winner

Golden Globe Nominated Actress

WHEN MEN AGE IT DOESN'T STOP THEM FROM DOING DIFFERENT GENRES OF WORK. AS WOMEN AGE IN FILM, WE GO FROM BEING THE WOMAN IN CHARGE, TO THE MOTHER, TO THE GRANDMOTHER AND THEN OFF A CLIFF SOMEWHERE.

Lesley Ann Warren

Golden Globe Winner

Oscar/Emmy Nominated Actress

I WANT TO SEE ROLES FOR WOMEN LIKE IN EUROPEAN FILMS, WHERE THEY'RE ACTUALLY A DEVELOPED BEING.  I DON'T WANT TO JUST BE AN ALCOHOLIC OR A SEX ADDICT OR A COUGAR.

JoBeth Williams

Oscar/Emmy/Golden Globe

Nominated Actress

WE'RE THE PEOPLE WHO GO TO THE MOVIES, FOR GOD'S SAKE.  WE WANT TO SEE PEOPLE OUR AGE; WE WANT TO SEE STORIES ABOUT PEOPLE OUR AGE.  I THINK WE NEED TO MAKE MORE NOISE ABOU IT.

Sharon Lawrence

SAG Award Winner

Emmy Nominated Actress

WE GET TO WORK BECAUSE WE ARE CHOSEN. AND THAT CHOICE IS OFTEN SKEWERED BY PREJUDICE.

Michael Lindsay-Hogg

BAFTA Winner

Emmy/Tony Nominated Director

AS YOU GET OLDER, YOU GET WISER. BUT IN HOLLYWOOD YOU ALSO TEND TO GET LESS WORK.

Ashton Applewhite

Bestselling Author &

Ageism Activist

IT'S EMBARRASSING TO BE CALLED OUT AS OLDER UNTIL WE QUIT BEING EMBARRASSED ABOUT IT.

B Haralan Boll

Manager and Publicist for 

Veteran Hollywood Talent

MY HAPPIEST CLIENTS ARE THE ONES WHO EMBRACE THEIR AGE.

WE GET TO WORK BECAUSE WE ARE CHOSEN. AND THAT CHOICE IS OFTEN SKEWERED BY PREJUDICE.

Written and Executive Produced by

DAVID C BARRY

With Support from

WOMEN IN FILM

Co-Produced by

ROBYN ROSENFELD

"THE INSIDE STORY" GIVES THE INSIDE STORY ON THE PANEL