# Advocates for Gender Equality
30 May 2017
During a press conference after the Cannes Film Festival, Jessica Chastain said
I do believe that if you have female storytelling you also have more authentic female characters. The one thing I really took away from [all the films at Cannes] is how the world views women from the female characters that I saw represented. It was quite disturbing to me, to be honest.
This user contribution was reformatted and added to the record of Jessica Chastain's views on 15 Jul 2022.