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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

Wonder Woman Casting Suggests Hollywood's Never Giving Diana Prince Her Own Movie

I don't want to see a Wonder Woman movie, but I desperately want one to exist.
  • By Inkoo Kang
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  • December 5, 2013 2:30 PM
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  • 9 Comments

Amy Adams: A Lois Lane We Deserve

Reviews for the new re-imagining of Superman--Man of Steel--hit the internet earlier in the week. So far many are saying it's a new version that is certainly worth checking out.
  • By Kerensa Cadenas
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  • June 13, 2013 11:30 AM
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  • 2 Comments

Jimmy Olsen is now Jenny Olsen in Zach Snyder's Man of Steel?

While it’s still unconfirmed, earlier this week, io9 reported that Zach Snyder made a huge change in his upcoming stab at the Superman franchise, Man of Steel.
  • By Kerensa Cadenas
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  • January 28, 2013 11:26 AM
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  • 2 Comments

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