Cate Blanchett prefers the ‘exciting’ views of women of color and LGBT filmmakers over a ‘white middle-class male’

Hollywood actress Cate Blanchett said on Monday that she finds it “exciting” to see “the point of view” of transgender and nonbinary filmmakers over that of a “white middle-class male.”

Speaking at the Cannes Film Festival Kering Women in Motion Talks, Blanchett promoted her filmmaking organization Proof of Concept, which funds films by women and transgender and nonbinary people.

Cate Blanchett discusses the importance of funding movies from women of color and the LGBTQ community during a Kering Women in Motion talk.

"Because they have a lived experience, their point of view in whatever story, in whatever genre they tell, will be different."

— Variety (@Variety) May 20, 2024

“It’s interesting. A lot of the submissions by trans or nonbinary filmmakers didn’t speak directly to that experience,” she said of her organization’s
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