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Dortmund|Cologne International Women's Film Festival

  • By Sydney Levine
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  • March 31, 2014 2:30 PM
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Taking place from April 8-13, the 31st edition of the Dortmund | Cologne International Women’s Film Festival will have it’s main program in the city of Cologne. A small selection will be seen in Dortmund as well.

Talks in Berlin

  • By Sydney Levine
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  • February 26, 2014 10:49 PM
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Though the market seemed slow on the surface, the usual sales got made: the larger companies selling almost out, the smaller ones busily speaking with others, selling here and there, worrying if this would get better, worse, or stay the same

Interview: Cara Perlman on '110%' A Film About The Olympic Struggle Of Women Ski Jumping

  • By Carlos Aguilar
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  • February 12, 2014 4:00 PM
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Since the inception of the Winter Olympic Games in 1924 ski jumping has been one of the original disciplines to be featured in this athletic event. It is perhaps the knowledge of this legacy that produces an uneasy sentiment when one learns that women had not been allowed to participate in this sport until this year’s games in Sochi, Russia. The fact in 2014 sexism has any power in the decision making of an international organization like the IOC is downright infuriating, even more when this is placed in the context of all those women who throughout the years were prevented from participating. Almost an entire century went by before justice was served

Topic to Be Revisted in Berlin during the Berlnale: Gender Equality in the European Audiovisual Law

  • By Sydney Levine
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  • January 28, 2014 9:33 AM
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The European Commission is currently working on the Communication from the Commission Regarding State Aid for Films and Other Audiovisual Works, establishing the evaluation criteria by which each country is directed to give aid to cinema and other audiovisual works. Gender equality is being lobbied as part of the criteria.

Sundance Institute and Women In Film Los Angeles Study Continues to Examine Barriers & Opportunities for Women Filmmakers

  • By Sydney Levine
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  • January 21, 2014 8:31 PM
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New research shows Sundance Institute lab projects helmed by women succeed at just shy of equal rates as male-helmed projects in production and top festival exhibition. Collaborative initiative now includes deepened mentorship program, financing intensives, expanded network of allied organizations and updated research. Study conducted by Stacy L. Smith, Ph.D., Katherine Pieper, Ph.D. and Marc Choueiti at Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, University of Southern California.

Auteur Directors: Any American Women?

  • By Maria Giese
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  • December 9, 2013 5:30 PM
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Marie Giese is American feature film director, a writer, a member & elected Director Category Representative for women at the DGA. She graduated from Wellesley College and UCLA graduate film schooland co-founded the foremost international web forum for political action for women directors

Women, Fashion and the Movies

  • By Sharon Abella
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  • July 28, 2013 1:30 PM
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The first annual Women and Fashion Film Fest, was founded by Jeanine Jeo-Hi Kim, and brings together the fashion and film industries in order to educate, inspire and examine pressing issues.

Women to Watch: Anne Makepeace and Joan Churchill

  • By Sydney Levine
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  • July 19, 2013 1:30 PM
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Anne Makepeace and Joan Churchill have been making newsworthy documentaries for my own entire career.

LatinoBuzz: Interview with Carmen Marron

  • By Christine Davila
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  • July 3, 2013 5:30 PM
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GOING HARD FOR IT - Carmen Marron talks about her upcoming film slate, including the upcoming Brownsville set, Chess youth competition Endgame

Let's celebrate Woman's Day on AfricaFilms.tv

  • By Sydney Levine
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  • March 8, 2013 1:00 PM
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Let's celebrate Woman's Day on AfricaFilms.tv, discover a selection of titles directed by or celegrating the African Woman...

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