Entertainment "known violer, rapist still": the movement #metoo also affects the theater
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several hundred people gathered before the Ministry of Culture this Saturday, October 16 to denounce sexual violence and sexists in the middle of the theater. On the pancarts, Palace Palace-Royal in Paris, we could read slogans such as "he raped me, you applaud him," or "known violer, violence anyway".
several elected officials and politicians, including the EELV candidate in the Presidential Yannick Jadot, his comrade Delphine Batho, the Councilor of Paris Danielle Simonnet (FI), or the Deputy Mayor of Paris Audrey Pulvar (PS) were on the spot. .
Four years after the explosion of the #metoo movement, the Word was slow to be heard on the violence suffered in this sector. The keyword # metootheater, launched at the beginning of October on social networks, has emerged from many testimonials from facts in schools or in the professional environment.
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"I was raped by a comedian of the French comedy during the first confinement, while I was doing discomfort. He is still a member of the French comedy, even if the management is aware of a complaint filed, "said Twitter on 7 October the Videographer Marie Coquille-Chambel, calling other victims to testify.
On October 13,forum written by the collective # Metootheater and signed by 1,450 signatories, including many comedians, denounced "these sexist prejudices, this culture of the underlying rape, this insidious gray zone and the absence of Reflection around the consent and our art that then infuse all the strata of our profession. " It recalled the under-representation of women at the leadership positions of theaters.
"If liberating the Word is one thing, take care of it and follow it from acts is another," could be read too.
Molly Ringwald hasn't 'found the strength' to show her 'woke' 12-year-old daughter her classic films
Molly Ringwald is worried her kids will find her classic roles "troubling" — and although films such as Pretty in Pink and Sixteen Candles shaped a generation, the 53-year-old actress has not "found the strength" to share them with her younger kids. Speaking with Andy Cohen on SiriusXM, Ringwald opened up about the "problematic" nature of her past teen dramedies and how she hasn't shared them with her twins, Roman and Adele, yet. Watch above.Speaking with Andy Cohen on SiriusXM, Ringwald opened up about the "problematic" nature of her past teen dramedies and how she hasn't shared them with her twins, Roman and Adele, yet.
sit-in in front of the course Florent
several cases shook the middle of the French theater in recent years. In particular, a preliminary investigation was opened after a woman, director and former director of the theater of the Manufacture of Nancy, to have violated her. Other women also accuse him of harassment or sexual violence. Eclapping by a rape case, the director Jean-Pierre Baro left him the direction of the theater of the neighborhoods of Ivry (Val-de-Marne), under the public pressure and a strike of the staff of the establishment calling for his resignation.
in the spring, dozens of peoplein front of the premises of the Course Florent in Paris to denounce the "silence" of the prestigious private school of theater At alleged abuse of some of its teachers, affirmations contested by the institution. , the Callisto association, created in 2020 to collect the speech of the victims of violence in theater schools, has received testimonials concerning a dozen schools.
Palestine Isn’t Ferguson .
Any useful analysis of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict requires engaging with an unresolved, frustratingly complex struggle between two national movements, each with a justified claim to the land. Once that effort is abandoned, a vacuum ensues. It is filled by the transformation of a country into a metaphor; by the rewriting (or ignoring) of history; by Manichean thinking; and by the conversion of language into a means of performance rather than a description of reality.Leftist theorists have a long tradition of turning the Jewish people into an abstraction.