Bigelow Wins DGA Award!!!

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Howard Zinn died this week & I just watched a rebroadcast of one of his speeches on C-SPAN’s BookTV (year ‘07/place Brandeis).  Change occurs, says Zinn, when the voices of the many, engaged in Civil Disobedience, finally make the powers that be embarrassed… & that’s exactly what we’ve all just seen happen!

     Last night, Danny Boyle handed Kathryn Bigelow the very first Best Director Award ever presented by the DGA to a woman.  Can the irony be more delicious?  Yes, the night we all watch this happen again, but live & in prime time: Oscar Night (Sunday March 7, 2010).  Meanwhile, be still my beating heart!

Click HERE for the DGA’s official press release announcing all ’09 winners–including more women in additional categories 🙂

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