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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

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: Catherine Deneuve in On My Way

The Cesar-nominated film by writer-director Emmanuelle Bercot stars the screen legend as a grandmother on a rowdy and joyful road trip with her grandson across France.
  • By Inkoo Kang
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  • March 12, 2014 1:00 PM
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