#OscarsSoAgeist: study finds diversity fail among best picture nominees

Fewer than 12% of characters in last three years’ best film nominees 60 years old or more, university paper shows

The Academy Awards might be making progress on race and gender equality, but a new report into the ages of characters in best picture nominees suggests that representation of the over 60s still lags behind.

A new paper by the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism has studied the spread of ages in characters over the 25 best picture nominees from the past three years.

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