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

Trailer Watch: New Trailer for How I Live Now - Co-Written by Penelope Skinner

How I Live Now, co-written by Penelope Skinner and starring Saoirse Ronan, premiered at TIFF earlier this month.
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  • September 25, 2013 3:00 PM
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Trailer Watch: How I Live Now - Co-Written by Penelope Skinner

How I Live Now, based on the novel by Meg Rosoff, stars Saoirse Ronan as Daisy, who is sent to live with her family in the English countryside. She falls for the boy next door just as World War III strikes. When they are invaded, Daisy must survive to keep her family together and find her boyfriend again.
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  • August 14, 2013 1:15 PM
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