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 4th annual festival took place from February 6-9, 2014 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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Trailer Watch: Save The Date - Starring Lizzy Caplan and Alison Brie

Alison Brie and Lizzy Caplan star in Save the Date as sisters, Beth and Sarah, who are dealing with their own respective romantic entanglements. Sarah's in a rebound relationship after rejecting her former boyfriend's unexpected proposal. And Beth is planning her wedding with her long-term boyfriend.
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  • October 29, 2012 9:45 AM
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