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Chloé Zhao (“Nomadland”) and Emerald Fennell (“Promising Young Woman”) are usually up for this year’s directing Oscar, marking the first time two women have been nominated in a year. Zhao also is the first lady of color nominated with this famously noninclusive category.

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of all women nominated just for directing Oscars were nominated this year: Zhao and Fennell take the total to seven, after Lina Wertmüller, Her Campion, Sofia Coppola, Kathryn Bigelow and Greta Gerwig.

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of female director candidates (or five of them) have been nominated in the 21st century.

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The 93-year streak of no Dark female directing nominees continues. Although the academy historically adores it when actors immediate, Regina King’s accomplishment this season with “One Night in Miami… ” went unacknowledged.

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Most likely growth rate this year in the number of Oscar-winning female administrators, since Zhao is a weighty favorite. The only woman to win previously is Bigelow, in 2010, for “The Hurt Locker. ”