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: Kelly Reichardt's Night Moves

Dakota Fanning, Jesse Eisenberg, and Peter Sarsgaard star as a trio of extreme environmentalists who plan to blow up a dam.
  • By Inkoo Kang
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  • March 24, 2014 3:00 PM
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The Most Anticipated Films of 2014

The 13 films of 2014 to look forward to -- and the three movies that will hopefully be released.
  • By Inkoo Kang
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  • January 2, 2014 11:09 AM
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TIFF: Cinedigm Acquires Kelly Reichardt's Night Moves

Out of Toronto, Cinedigm has acquired the rights to Kelly Reichardt's Night Moves starring Jesse Eisenberg, Dakota Fanning and Peter Sarsgaard.
  • By Kerensa Cadenas
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  • September 23, 2013 11:00 AM
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