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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 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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Interview: Run and Jump Director Steph Green on Families in Flux and Discovering Will Forte's Dramatic Side

Green talked to Women and Hollywood about the complicated romance at the heart of her film, how the Irish setting enhances the storyline, and how she discovered Will Forte's dramatic side before "Nebraska" director Alexander Payne did.
  • By Inkoo Kang
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  • January 24, 2014 3:00 PM
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Women and Hollywood January 2014 Film Preview

Don't worry, it's not all bad.
  • By Inkoo Kang
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  • January 2, 2014 2:30 PM
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