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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

Meera Menon Receives Inaugural Nora Ephron Prize

As we previously reported, this year's Tribeca Film Festival established a new award in honor of the late, great Nora Ephron that would be given to a new emerging female filmmaker.
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  • April 25, 2013 5:33 PM
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Trailer Watch: Farah Goes Bang - Directed by Meera Menon, written by Meera Menon and Laura Goode

Premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival later this month is Meera Menon's Farah Goes Bang.
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  • April 9, 2013 10:00 AM
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