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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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Trailer Watch: Hunky Dory - Starring Minnie Driver

Minnie Driver stars in Hunky Dory as a Viv, a high school drama teacher in 1970s South Wales. Viv wants to engage her bored teenage students and decides to put on an extremely unique musical that incorporates Shakespeare and glam rock. The film has songs that were recorded and performed live on the set of the film. It's currently available on iTunes and will be in theaters next month.
  • By Kerensa Cadenas
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  • February 27, 2013 10:05 AM
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