The 66-year-old actress is under fire for what she said when asked how she felt about being on an all-white jury.
“This jury is evidence that at least women are included and in fact dominate this jury, and that’s an unusual situation in bodies of people who make decisions. So I think the Berlinale is ahead of the game,” Meryl said. She was then asked by an Egyptian reporter about whether she would be able to judge films from other regions.
“I’ve played a lot of different people from a lot of different cultures. There is a core of humanity that travels right through every culture, and after all we’re all from Africa originally. Berliners, we’re all Africans, really,” Meryl continued. More Here! »