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Greta Gerwig is the 5th woman to be nominated for a best director Oscar — here are all the others





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Though the Academy Awards has a rich history, it hasn’t, until very recently, been particularly inclusive.

But there’s still a long way to go. Since the first woman was nominated in 1977, only five women have been nominated for directing. And only one of them won, when Kathryn Bigelow won for directing “The Hurt Locker” in 2010.

Director, writer, and actress Greta Gerwig, who was nominated for “Lady Bird,” is only the fifth woman to be nominated for an Oscar in the best director category at the Academy Awards, which has occurred annually since 1929.

Gerwig’s critically acclaimed coming-of-age comedy earned her read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com

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