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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

Exclusive Trailer: Hannah Espia's Transit

Hannah Espia's 'Transit' humanizes the families torn apart and the children forced into lifetimes of deception by a new immigration policy in Israel. The film follows three Filipino-Israeli children whose suddenly illegal presence in the country that they call home creates rifts with their parents.
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  • January 2, 2014 12:15 PM
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