When the Golden Globe Award nominations were announced two weeks ago, something extraordinary happened. For the first time in the competition’s 77-year history, there were multiple women nominated as Best Director. In fact, the majority, three out of five, of the directors honored were women. The event becomes even more exceptional when considered in light of the fact that only five women have ever been nominated in the category: Ava Duvernay for Selma, Sofia Coppola for Lost in Translation, Jane Campion for The Piano, and Barbra Streisand and Kathryn Bigelow, each nominated twice, for Yentl and Prince of Tides (Streisand), and The Hurt Locker and Zero Dark Thirty (Bigelow).

Streisand is the only woman to ever win, in 1984 for Yentl.

But, that may very well change this year.

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