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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

TV: Addiction Unmoors Nurse Jackie in Season 6 Sneak Peek

Get ready for deceit, descent, and destruction.
  • By Inkoo Kang
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  • March 27, 2014 11:25 AM
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Trailer Watch: Nurse Jackie - Season Five

Here's the trailer for season five of Showtime's Nurse Jackie starring the terrific Edie Falco. This season will be the first without showrunners and creators Liz Brixius and Nancy Wallem and with Clyde Phillips at the helm.
  • By Kerensa Cadenas
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  • March 18, 2013 10:13 AM
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Trailer Watch: Nurse Jackie - Season Four

Nurse Jackie returns for its fourth season on April 8 at 9pm on Showtime. Edie Falco's got a new haircut and she's drug free. The show is created by Liz Bixius and Linda Wallem
  • By Melissa Silverstein
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  • March 27, 2012 9:50 AM
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