IDFA signs up to gender parity

Posted Tuesday 25 Sep 2018

IDFA, one of the world's leading documentary festivals has announced it has signed up to the 5050x2020 Pledge for Gender Parity and Inclusion in Film Festivals. Launched at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, and previously signed by the festivals of Cannes, Venice, Toronto, Locarno, Annecy, and Sarajevo, the 5050x2020 initiative requests that film festivals around the world promise greater gender equality by undertaking a strict series of measures on transparency and accountability. As the world's largest documentary film festival, IDFA is in a position to help create long term change.