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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

Interview with Julia Loktev - Writer and Director of The Loneliest Planet

Women and Hollywood: Where did you get the idea for this film?
  • By Melissa Silverstein
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  • October 26, 2012 11:45 AM
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Trailer Watch: The Loneliest Planet - Directed by Julia Loktev

The film opens in the US on October 26.
  • By Melissa Silverstein
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  • July 12, 2012 12:21 PM
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