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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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Rebel Wilson's Super Fun Night: When Self-Deprecating Heroines Tear Themselves Too Far Down

"I want to defend you, and then I find out you're the person who wrote it which is brilliant," Conan O'Brien told Australian comedienne Rebel Wilson at the Television Critics Association press tour on Sunday, where they were presenting Super Fun Night, her new ABC sitcom about a group of friends who try to expand their social lives.
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  • August 12, 2013 2:00 PM
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