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2010: First Woman to Win an Oscar for Best Director-
Kathryn Bigelow- Best Director 'The Hurt Locker'

Only three other females have been nominated for Best Director in the Oscar's 82-year history. Lina Wurtmuller for 1976's Seven Beauties, Jane Campion for 1993's The Piano and Sofia Coppola for 2003's Lost in Translation.

Art + Women + History = March 2010

Direction from the Oscar control room:
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And, please show James Cameron's face, again, please. Close-up on James. Cue> camera 3...And, James's face one more time again, please...
and back to you> camera 1. And, James one more time, camera 3. Cue> the orchestra and roll> sponsor title cards and> break for commercial> and we're clear...Hey, Bill> Can you believe that bitch won? Crazy Shit. Wow. History. Good for them...I don't agree, but, good for them. I got a daughter.

Happy International Women's Day! xoxo=bc

Photo Courtesy: Slantmagazine.com