This Nov. 23, 2012 publicity photo released by the Sundance Institute shows Kristen Bell in a scene from the film, "The Lifeguard," by director, Liz Garcia, included in the U.S. Dramatic Competition at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. The festival has 50-50 parity in directors, with eight women, eight men, among the 16 films in the competition, a record that female filmmakers consider a hopeful sign that they are making progress toward equal time with males. (AP Photo/Sundance Institute, John Peters)

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This Nov. 23, 2012 publicity photo released by the Sundance Institute shows Kristen Bell in a scene from the film, "The Lifeguard," by director, Liz Garcia, included in the U.S. Dramatic Competition at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. The festival has 50-50 parity in directors, with eight women, eight men, among the 16 films in the competition, a record that female filmmakers consider a hopeful sign that they are making progress toward equal time with males. (AP Photo/Sundance Institute, John Peters)
This Nov. 23, 2012 publicity photo released by the Sundance Institute shows Kristen Bell in a scene from the film, "The Lifeguard," by director, Liz Garcia, included in the U.S. Dramatic Competition at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. The festival has 50-50 parity in directors, with eight women, eight men, among the 16 films in the competition, a record that female filmmakers consider a hopeful sign that they are making progress toward equal time with males. (AP Photo/Sundance Institute, John Peters)
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