Entire governing board of France’s César Academy resigns

Published on Feb 13, 2020

Collective resignation comes amid intense criticism of 45-year-old organisation over gender parity, diversity and transparency.

The entire governing board of France’s Academy of Cinema Arts and Techniques, which organises the country’s César awards, resigned on Thursday evening (13) following weeks of criticism about the way the body is run.

“To honour those who made films in 2019, and to re-establish some calm and ensure that party for cinema remains a party, the board of the Association for the Promotion of Cinema (Apc) has taken the unanimous decision to resign,” the board announced in a statement put out by the César Academy on Thursday.

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