Celebrating Women, Ageing, and the Screen Industries: Women, Ageing and the Screen Industries: Falling off a Cliff? an Academic Collection Edited by Dr. Susan Liddy.
Cannes, 20th May 2023: An enlightening and groundbreaking academic collection, Women, Ageing and the Screen Industries: Falling off a Cliff? has been launched this week, edited by Chair of WFT Ireland and incoming WIFT International President, Dr. Susan Liddy. Published by Palgrave Macmillan, this work delves deep into the intricate intersection of gender and age, providing profound insights into the challenges and contributions of women in the screen industries.
The official launch of Women, Ageing and the Screen Industries: Falling off a Cliff? took place at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival, during the Women in Film and TV International meet up on Saturday, 20th May, 2023. The event brought together esteemed industry professionals, activists, and advocates to celebrate the work achieved for Women in Film and TV across the globe.
About this book
With Women, Ageing and the Screen Industries: Falling off a Cliff?, Dr. Susan Liddy assembles a diverse array of thought-provoking and illuminating essays, written by leading scholars and industry professionals. This significant collection challenges societal norms and sheds light on the multifaceted experiences of women in the screen industries as they navigate the complexities of age and gender.
Women, Ageing and the Screen Industries: Falling off a Cliff? represents a pivotal contribution to the fields of gender studies, media studies, and cultural studies. By addressing the underrepresentation and challenges faced by women in the screen industries, this collection stimulates meaningful discussions and advocates for a more inclusive and equitable landscape.
Dr. Susan Liddy, an authority in the field, expressed her enthusiasm at the launch: “I am delighted to present this academic collection that shines a light on the experiences and challenges faced by women in the screen industries as they age, and especially in such great company. By fostering dialogue and raising awareness, we hope to inspire positive change and create a more inclusive and supportive environment for women across the globe.”
Women, Ageing and the Screen Industries: Falling off a Cliff? is now available for purchase in both print and digital formats through Palgrave Macmillan. For more information about this significant work, visit Springer’s website.