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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

Angelina Jolie, Angela Lansbury Honored at the Governors Awards

Angelina Jolie and Angela Lansbury, along with Steve Martin and costume designer Piero Tosi, received honorary Oscars at the Governors Award last night. Awarded by the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences, these early bald-men statuettes are intended to provide recognize career achievements overlooked by the Academy Awards.
  • By Inkoo Kang
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  • November 18, 2013 2:00 PM
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Angelina Jolie, Angela Lansbury to Receive Academy's Governors Awards

Angelina Jolie and Angela Lansbury will be receiving awards at the Academy's 5th Annual Governors Awards.
  • By Kerensa Cadenas
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  • September 6, 2013 12:45 PM
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