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 4th annual festival took place from February 6-9, 2014 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 Anne Fontaine - Director of Adore

Women and Hollywood got the chance to interview Anne Fontaine about her new film, Adore, which she directed. Adore hits theaters today.
  • By Melissa Silverstein
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  • September 6, 2013 2:00 PM
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New Trailer: Adore - Directed by Anne Fontaine

Anne Fontaine's latest, Adore, stars Naomi Watts and Robin Wright as two lifelong friends who both end up in majorly boundary crossing relationships with each other's sexy grown sons.
  • By Kerensa Cadenas
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  • July 1, 2013 10:00 AM
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