Natalie Portman’s Oscars dress honors snubbed female directors

id=”article-body” class=”row” section=”article-body”> Robyn Beck/AFP via Getty Images At this year’s 2020 Academy Awards, actress Natalie Portman made both a fashion and a feminist statement.

On the Oscars red carpet, Portman showed off a black and 카지노 gold Dior Haute Couture outfit with a special touch. Embroidered in gold lettering on her cape were the last names of the female directors who were not nominated for their films: Scafaria, Wang, Gerwig, Diop, Heller, Matsoukas, Har’el and Sciamma. 

On the Oscars red carpet, 카지노사이트추천 Natalie Portman wears a cape embroidered with the names of the female directors whose movies were overlooked this year — including “Little Women” director Greta Gerwig. (Photo by Robyn Beck/AFP via Getty Images) website pic.twitter.com/KTpp8kSCjd

— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) February 10, 2020 None of the female directors Lorene Scafaria (Hustlers), Lulu Wang (The Farewell), Greta Gerwig (Little Women), Mati Diop (Atlantics), 카지노총판 Marielle Heller (A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood), Melina Matsoukas (Queen & Slim), Alma Har’el (Honey Boy) and Céline Sciamma (Portrait of a Lady on Fire) were nominated for best director.

In the history of the Academy Awards, 카지노사이트쿠폰 only five women have been nominated for best director: Kathryn Bigelow (The Hurt Locker), Lina Wertmüller (Seven Beauties), 카지노사이트 Jane Campion (The Piano), Sofia Coppola (Lost in Translation) and 카지노사이트쿠폰 Gerwig (Lady Bird). Bigelow ended up being the only female director winner in 2010.

Robyn Beck/AFP via Getty Images Portman is known for pointing out gender inequality at previous awards shows. At the 2018 Golden Globes, when she presented the best director category she said, “And here are the all-male nominees.”

Her ornate and poignant fashion statement caused a stir on social media. 

“Her cape gives me life. I love her. Women directors have been snubbed time and time again and it’s enough!! Give them the representation and attention they deserve!” one fan tweeted. 

Tweeted another fan, “This… THIS is how you build women up. Well played Natalie Portman!” 

This is why #NataliePortman is our Queen! #OscarDirectorSoMale #Oscars #Oscar2020 pic.twitter.com/PHQOPAgo0P

— Geeks&Goddesses (@geeksngoddesses) February 10, 2020 Ok this is awesome: Natalie Portman’s @Dior cape is embroidered with the names of female directors. That’s one way to get them to the #Oscars pic.twitter.com/BGUzRK3PzG

— Vanessa Friedman (@VVFriedman) February 10, 2020 #NataliePortman wearing the names of snubbed female directors is the level of petty I aspire to. #OscarsSoMale #Oscars pic.twitter.com/9Tpd706B5c

— GeekyGirlGab (@GeekyGirlGab) February 10, 2020 My favorite look so far, #NataliePortman wearing Christian Dior with the names of female directors who were snubbed embroidered in her cape #Oscar2020 pic.twitter.com/tXaMVnG72V

— 𝓈𝑜𝓁 (@hautemess222) February 10, 2020 Natalie Portman at the oscars>>>>>>

Her cape gives me life. I love her. Women directors have been snubbed time and time again and its enough!! Give them the representation and attention they deserve!!#NataliePortman pic.twitter.com/h1jwdnP3YA

— Court ➳ (@Court_rankin) February 10, 2020 Originally published Feb. 9, 5:43 p.m. PT.

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