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Burn it down : power, complicity, and a call for change in Hollywood  Cover Image Book Book

Burn it down : power, complicity, and a call for change in Hollywood / Maureen Ryan.


"An exposé of patterns of harassment and bias in Hollywood, the grassroots reforms under way, and the labor and activist revolutions that recent scandals have ignited"-- Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9780063269279 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 0063269279 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: ix, 388 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Mariner Books, [2023]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [353]-380) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The myth of sufficient progress -- Scott Rudin and the myth of necessary monsters -- The myth of value -- Some myths of freedom and nonconformity -- Lost and the myths of a Golden Age -- The myth of the meritocracy -- Horror story: Sleepy Hollow and the myth of a Post-racial industry -- The myth of an egalitarian future: The IP strikes back -- Launch them into the sun: the toxic myths around creativity -- Live from New York: the persistent myth of comedic liberation -- Part two. The path forward: What does centering survivors, cleaning up the industry, and "doing the work" actually look like? -- A new day for the death star: What industry companies must do to foster real change -- The sun king is dead: a new model of creative leadership -- Mad as hell and not going to take it anymore: What industry workers need to survive--and thrive -- To be continued: A season finale, not a series finale.
Subject: Motion picture industry > Corrupt practices > California > Los Angeles.
Television broadcasting > Corrupt practices > California > Los Angeles.
Sexual harassment of women > California > Los Angeles.

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Erlanger Branch 791.43 R989b 2023 (Text) 33126025174487 Adult Nonfiction Display -
Independence Branch 791.43 R989b 2023 (Text) 33126025174495 New Adult Nonfiction Checked out 06/19/2024

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