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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 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: Therese - Starring Audrey Tautou

The wonderful Audrey Tautou, plays Therese, a 1920s housewife who decides to leave her unhappy marriage with tragic conclusions.
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  • July 2, 2013 11:00 AM
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Audrey Tautou Doesn't Want a Hollywood Career

In a recent interview with Radio Times, Audrey Tautou said she doesn't want a Hollywood career because of the scrutiny that actresses go through.
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  • May 28, 2013 11:26 AM
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