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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 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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Special Report: Women Directors at the Box Office in March 2014

A look back at the women-directed March 2014 releases.
  • By Serena Donadoni
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  • April 3, 2014 2:00 PM
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  • 1 Comment

Trailer Watch: Freida Mock's Anita

"Once I got subpoena'd, I knew what I had to do. I'm gonna tell what happened to me."
  • By Inkoo Kang
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  • January 21, 2014 3:00 PM
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Samuel Goldwyn Films Acquires Anita Hill Documentary

Samuel Goldwyn Films has acquired the U.S. rights to Anita, the documentary about Anita Hill.
  • By Kerensa Cadenas
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  • August 15, 2013 3:30 PM
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