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Dear Sisters, A little over a month ago Time’s Up was launched. Gemma Arterton is to be joined by former sewing machine operators Eileen Pullen and Gwen Davis, two of the 187 women who, in June 1968, staged a three week walk-out from Ford’s Dagenham plant.

With our collective power, we can galvanise others. As we approach the Baftas – our industry’s time for celebration and acknowledgment – we hope we can celebrate this tremendous moment of solidarity.

We are only now waking up to the … scale of systematic abuse, inequity and sexual harassment based on gender and power. The most famous female stars of British film are set to stand together on Sunday night, each dressed in black, on Bafta’s red carpet outside London’s Royal Albert Hall, many accompanied by feminist activists rather than by their partners. We were lucky enough to stay and film at the Four Seasons resort in Langkawi in Malaysia. If you have said “time’s up”, if the stories you have read in the papers have resonated and distressed you – join us in shifting the dial. This issue is systemic, as opposed to individual, one-off events. How T-shirts are doing their bit for #TimesUp. Most recently she visited war-torn Lebanon with the international non-profit Save the Children. This is about power and inequality; and it is systemic.”. One in five women in England and Wales have experienced some type of sexual assault after the age of 16. Marvel is so good at allowing every film to have its own unique character and I’ve loved working with the directors Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, who come from an independent film background. The fund, which went live this morning, will be managed by Rosa – the UK-wide fund for women and girls. This other city moves in a different way to the normal one. Your name is also attached to the upcoming Captain Marvel.

Perhaps Time’s Up seems a million miles away to you – started by a group of women with privilege. Her busy shooting schedule is followed by traveling the globe for charitable work. So, what is our industry’s role in promoting a vision of an equal society? You think of him, of the warmth of bodies, as you pull it around you and stride out into the night, and realize that this hidden city was your home all along. Donations can be made at the GoFundMe page Are you ready for the devoted fans that fill the Marvel universe? “More than half of all women, and nearly two-thirds of women aged 18 to 24, say they have experienced sexual harassment at work. Available for everyone, funded by readers, Mexican actor says highly paid male stars would have to make sacrifices if they were serious about gender equality, It’s Shape of Water v Three Billboards v Darkest Hour as the British film establishment gets together for its big awards night, Ava DuVernay, Jane Fonda and Salma Hayek also present at event, which saw 82 women stand in silence to highlight the lack of female directors at the festival, Women dress in black to turn awards ceremony spotlight from clothes to the fight for equality.

© 2020 The Laterals Media, All rights reserved. Gemma Chan (born 29 November 1982) is a British film, television, and theatre actress and former fashion model. Is there a location that you want to re-visit as soon as possible? Agnès Varda? This should not be tolerated and cannot and should not be our norm. The performers’ letter argues that the feminist movement “is at a critical juncture”; while awareness has increased, the signatories decry the fact the gender pay gap for women in their 20s is now five times greater than it was six years ago. An initial £1m donation from Emma Watson, followed by early generous financial gifts from actors such as Tom Hiddleston, mean the fund will be able to make workplaces safer and fairer, they hope, and ensure that anyone subjected to harassment and abuse can access professional support to seek justice. We believe we need to use our power as communicators and connectors to shift the way society sees and treats us. I hope it’s the start of something rather than us having to wait another 25 years! I think there’s still magic in going to the cinema and having that collective experience of being transported to another world. I’d read the book on holiday before the film was announced and loved that it gave this fun, satirical glimpse into this crazy world, but ultimately there are characters you care about. Gemma Chan's stylist is Rebecca Corbin-Murray and the pair have proved an unstoppable fashion duo. It’s going to be a fun film I think and different from any others in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Your work takes you around the world. The dresses were pretty fabulous too!

This other city exists in the space between your gaze and a lover’s, in the dwindling gap between your bodies as they draw closer together. That being said, I also appreciate the opportunity that long-form storytelling in television presents, to be able to have the time to build and explore worlds and characters in a different way. They had learned they were to be classified as unskilled workers, with pay 15% less than their male counterparts. She’s also one of the most down to earth characters in the film who is kind and supportive of Rachel because she empathizes with what she’s going through, even in the midst of her own crisis. Most recently she visited war-torn Lebanon with the international non-profit Save the Children. This city is made and remade each night, after dark.

You may have noticed women wearing black on the red carpet. All rights reserved. My date was the wonderful @laura_bates__, activist, writer and…” My date was the wonderful @laura_bates__, activist, writer and founder of the #everydaysexism project. She played Charlotte in season four of the Showtime and ITV2 series Secret Diary of a Call Girl (2007); Ruth in Channel 4's Fresh Meat (2011); Mia Bennett in Doctor Who: The Waters of Mars (2009), and Soo Lin in Sherlock: The Blind Banker (2010). This name is your calling card now; it opens doors. Modelling since 2007. “In the very near past, we lived in a world where sexual harassment was an uncomfortable joke; an unavoidable awkward part of being a girl or a woman. How did you react when you first learned you got the role?

1 osoba mówi o tym. Let’s make 2018 the year that time was up on sexual harassment and abuse. Watson said: “It’s easy to dismiss harassment and abuse as being caused by ‘one or two really, really bad men’ but the UK statistics point to a much bigger and more structural problem. It states: “This movement is bigger than just a change in our industry alone.

Its trace is in the scuffed-up red soles of your favorite stilettos. It’s great that Marvel has such passionate fans and they’ve been very welcoming so far.

We can do better than this.”. I’m so proud to be part of this film, particularly as it’s the first Hollywood studio film in 25 years (since The Joy Luck Club) to have a predominantly Asian cast.

Photography by Gray Hamner Styled by Tiffani Chynel Hair by Clariss Rubenstein/The Wall Group Makeup by Monika Blunder/The Wall Group. Salma Hayek: male Hollywood stars should take pay cut, Baftas 2018: Three Billboards wins best film and dancing fish-men – as it happened, Cate Blanchett and Kristen Stewart join silent women's protest on Cannes red carpet, Blackout on the red carpet: ‘best dressed’ a non-issue at Baftas, Baftas red carpet 2018: from Angelina Jolie to Lupita Nyong’o – in pictures, Cannes 2018: Cate Blanchett defends festival's failure to select more female directors, The full list of winners at the Bafta film awards, Greta Gerwig? We believe it is huge. Gemma Chan (ur.29 listopada 1982 w Londynie) – angielska aktorka, która wystąpiła w filmach: Transformers: Ostatni rycerz, Fantastyczne zwierzęta i jak je znaleźć, Kapitan Marvel i serialu Humans. Please follow my page if you would like to keep up to date with my work. © 2020 Guardian News & Media Limited or its affiliated companies. You’ll smile to yourself at the memory of this other geography. A movement that is defined and led by those affected by the problem, not by those in power. Just as big Hollywood names Nicole Kidman and Meryl Streep chose to demonstrate their anger at the levels of sexism and abuse in the film industry at the Golden Globes awards ceremony in Los Angeles last month, so high-profile British actors and campaigners decided to underline their solid stance against the widespread failings and inequalities in showbusiness on the eve of the Bafta film awards. This is a digital extract from the print version of THE LATERALS MAGAZINE | Issue 01.To read the full interview, get a copy here. Maybe you identified with some of the stories these women shared. Gemma Chang.

Did your role as Astrid open your eyes to a lavish new world, or did it simply confirm a life of wealth and privilege? Moreover, the story, whilst being specific to these characters, is also a universal one about love, family and feeling like an outsider. Knowing the scope and weight Marvel has in the movie world are there things you are doing differently to prepare? If we truly embrace this moment, a line in the sand will turn to stone,” it reads.

Top Yigal Azrouél; Skirt Jonathan Simkhai; Earrings Cirari; Ring Ben Bridge.

Gemma Arterton, Tessa Thompson, Gemma Chan and Jodie Whittaker are among 190 signatories of letter demanding end to abuse and inequality, Vanessa Thorpe Arts and media correspondent, Sat 17 Feb 2018 19.05 EST

It was certainly not to be discussed, let alone addressed. I love film as well, as a performer and as a viewer.

Chan, a signatory, and a star of the Channel 4 drama Humans, said this weekend: “It’s time … we are here today as part of a much bigger movement supporting safety and equality in the workplace. Your career spans across many forms. The sunsets were truly spectacular, like a different show every night. Last modified on Mon 24 Feb 2020 13.37 EST. Astrid was my favorite character from the books because although she comes from an undeniably privileged background, she’s very much a human being who is real and who is suffering.

We are only now waking up to the full scale of systematic abuse, inequity and sexual harassment based on gender and power – abuse that hurts us all.

Among other acclaimed British actors who have signed the letter are Ruth Wilson, Keira Knightley, Nicola Walker, Vicky McClure, Jessica Raine, Zawe Ashton, Vanessa Kirby, Rebecca Hall, Tamsin Greig, Sienna Miller and Gugu Mbatha-Raw. There is a side of the city some are unable to see. The second letter, signed by leading activists in the movement and professional carers reads, “For each woman in the entertainment industry who has spoken out, there are thousands of women whose stories go unheard … These are not isolated incidents.

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