The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which organizes the Oscars in the United States, announced on Friday a series of measures to improve the representativeness of the group, but also the film industry as a whole. Among these new criteria of inclusiveness to be eligible for an Oscar will be enacted, opening a new chapter in the history of this organization, marked by male domination white.

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Nicknamed the ” Academy Aperture 2025 “, the initiative aims to improve the representation in the governance of the organization, both within its membership and in the culture of the company, as well as in the nominated films for the Oscars. The changes come at a time when institutions across the United States are grappling with a debate on institutional racism in american, following the death of George Floyd.