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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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New Generation of Polish Filmmakers Hit Tribeca Film Center

From November 15th-17th, eighteen films by The New Generation of Polish Filmmakers will screen at the Tribeca Film Center. New York Women in Film and Television is the event partner alongside Munk Studios. Several female directed films are featured including the opening night film, Women’s Day, The first film from director Maria Sadowska.  It recently won best picture and a $25,000 prize at Germany's 22nd Cottbus Festival of Eastern European Film.  It will also compete in the Warsaw Film Festival.
  • By Kerensa Cadenas
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  • November 13, 2012 9:45 AM
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