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Thu November 7, 2013
Business

Movie Rating System Measures Gender Bias

Originally published on Thu November 7, 2013 6:54 am

Some Swedish movie theaters are introducing the system. The scale grades films based on a concept introduced by the feminist cartoonist Alison Bechdel. Whether a film passes or fails depends on whether any of its named female characters have conversations with one another about something other than men.