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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

Heather Graham to Write, Direct, and Star in Her Own Movie

'Half Magic' will be a comedy focusing on relationships, sex, and sexism.
  • By Inkoo Kang
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  • August 19, 2014 10:00 AM
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Heather Graham Talks About Roles for Women, Sexuality and Expectations

Last week, we reported that Michelle Rodriguez, fed up with the writing of female characters, has been doing her own writing. And it looks like Heather Graham is doing the same thing.
  • By Kerensa Cadenas
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  • May 29, 2013 11:05 AM
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