Salma Hayek Pinault Women in Film
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Salma Hayek-Pinault: Women Have 'The Right DNA to Be Stronger Warriors Than Any Man'

How can film, the entertainment industry and new forms of storytelling help further address the issue of women’s rights around the world?

Several prominent women in the industry answered that question during Variety and Kering’s Women in Motion chat at the Cannes Film Festival. Salma Hayek-Pinault, actress director, producer and Kering Corporate Foundation board member; Su-Mei Thompson, president of Hong-Kong’s Women’s Foundation; Lisa Azuelos, director, producer and screenwriter; and Zainab Salbi, president of Women for Women International, founder and host of the “Nida’a’a'” show chatted about how the media can better reflect the state of women in society.

Watch their talk above.

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