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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

The Strong Women in Thor The Dark World

We're still a long way off from a female-led superhero film. There's just no way around it - even if the studios started working on it now, it would be pushing it to get it out by 2015. So instead of focusing on the negative there, let's focus on the positive in the newest Marvel movie, Thor: The Dark World.
  • By Kristal D. Bailey
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  • November 11, 2013 11:00 AM
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