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Women and Hollywood


Melissa Silverstein is the founder and editor of Women and Hollywood, one of the most respected sites for issues related to women and film as well as other areas of pop culture. Women and Hollywood educates, advocates, and agitates for gender parity across the entertainment industry.

She is also the co-founder and Artistic Director of The Athena Film Festival. The 5th annual festival will take place from February 5-8, 2015 at Barnard College in NYC.

Melissa recently published the first book from Women and Hollywood, In Her Voice: Women Directors Talk Directing, which is a compilation of over 40 interviews that have appeared on the site.

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Women and Hollywood

Third Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Movie Planned

It will pick up ten years after the last movie.
  • By Inkoo Kang
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  • April 25, 2014 1:00 PM
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Trailer Watch: Violet & Daisy

Violet (Alexis Bledel) and Daisy (Saoirse Ronan) are a pair of teen assassins who are hired to kill crime figures in New York City. When the pair gets a new job targeting a mysterious man (James Gandolfini) the work becomes much more than they bargained for.
  • By Kerensa Cadenas
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  • May 7, 2013 11:30 AM
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