Monday, February 1, 2010

Kathryn Bigelow Is First Woman to Win DGA Award -- and for THE HURT LOCKER

As a long-time feminist, starting in 1972 right after I returned to the U.S. from being stationed in Munich, Germany,with my army military intelligence officer husband, I am more than thrilled that a woman finally, finally won the DGA award for best director.

And what is the icing on the cake? She won for a movie that I am a huge fan of -- and it is an "action" picture. In other words, she didn't win for directing a "woman's film" -- she won for directing an intense dramatic film.

Congratulations to Kathryn Bigelow and everyone who brought THE HURT LOCKER to the screen!

And now visit THE HURT LOCKER page on to read about the film and for the link to the Daily Variety article of Kathryn Bigelow's win.

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