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(From Philippine Daily Inquirer)
Byline: Nestor U. Torre
OUR recent column on the paucity of women directors on the local film scene has prompted some readers to wonder why the situation is the way it is, and to ask what can be done to make it easier for talented women to break into the directing scene with fewer obstacles to surmount.
To get the real lowdown, we checked with some female film people and got some insightful inputs. But first, some helpful background notes, courtesy of our friend and colleague, film historian Dr. Lynn Pareja:
The first Filipina movie producer could have been Carmen Concha, who …