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Kerry Washington and Patty Jenkins Call for More Diverse Voices in Filmmaking: ‘We Belong in the Room’

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Elizabeth Taylor Kerry Washington no longer plays the fictional Olivia Pope on “Scandal,” but she still suits up like a gladiator when it comes to expressing her opinions about Washington, D.C.

and Hollywood. The actress, producer, and director told Variety on the red carpet at the annual Through Her Lens: The Tribeca Chanel Women’s Filmmaker Program luncheon that she is “sometimes reluctant” to tell people who they should support in politics, but she does believe in ‘”voting up and down the ballot for candidates that really support humanity and inclusivity.” “I am voting for Biden, but part of the reason why I am is because it’s so important for us to hold our elected officials accountable,” she revealed during the event. “And I’m voting for the person who I think I can do that with – the person who I can engage with, have conversations with; the person who supports free speech; the person who supports democracy.

So, I may not agree with everything a candidate says, but if I don’t vote I’m not in the conversation.” Joining forces with Chanel by boarding up on the Through Her Lens advisory committee at Tribeca Festival was also viewed by the Emmy winner and advocate as a meaningful way to champion for communities wishing to be recognized in society.

Washington expressed she was “thrilled” to be in partnership with the group that has “courage” to help the next generation of women filmmakers while speaking to a room full of luminaries including the luncheon’s host, Tribeca Festival co-founder and CEO Jane Rosenthal, along with Selma Blair, Joey King, Christy Turlington, A.V.

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