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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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Women and Hollywood

Weekly Update for July 25: Women Centric, Directed and Written Films Playing Near You

A list of all the women-centric, women-directed, and women-written films opening on July 25.
  • By Inkoo Kang
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  • July 25, 2014 3:00 PM
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Weekly Update for July 18: Women Centric, Directed and Written Films Playing Near You

A list of all the women-centric, women-directed, and women-written films opening on July 18.
  • By Inkoo Kang
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  • July 18, 2014 2:55 PM
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Weekly Update for July 11: Women Centric, Directed and Written Films Playing Near You

A list of all the women-centric, women-directed, and women-written films opening on July 11.
  • By Inkoo Kang
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  • July 11, 2014 3:30 PM
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Weekly Update for June 27 and July 4: Women Centric, Directed and Written Films Playing Near You

A list of all the women-centric, women-directed, and women-written films opening on June 27 and July 4.
  • By Inkoo Kang
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  • July 3, 2014 1:00 PM
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Weekly Update for June 20: Women Centric, Directed and Written Films Playing Near You

A list of all the women-centric, women-directed, and women-written films opening on June 20.
  • By Inkoo Kang
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  • June 20, 2014 3:15 PM
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Weekly Update for June 13: Women Centric, Directed and Written Films Playing Near You

A list of all the women-centric, women-directed, and women-written films opening on June 13.
  • By Inkoo Kang
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  • June 13, 2014 4:00 PM
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Weekly Update for June 6: Women Centric, Directed and Written Films Playing Near You

A list of all the women-centric, women-directed, and women-written films opening on June 6.
  • By Inkoo Kang
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  • June 6, 2014 2:30 PM
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Weekly Update for May 30: Women Centric, Directed and Written Films Playing Near You

A list of all the women-centric, women-directed, and women-written films opening on May 30.
  • By Inkoo Kang
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  • May 30, 2014 5:13 PM
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Weekly Update for May 23: Women Centric, Directed and Written Films Playing Near You

A list of all the women-centric, women-directed, and women-written films opening on May 23.
  • By Inkoo Kang
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  • May 23, 2014 3:10 PM
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Weekly Update for May 16: Women Centric, Directed and Written Films Playing Near You

A list of all the women-centric, women-directed, and women-written films opening on May 16.
  • By Laura Berger
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  • May 16, 2014 3:00 PM
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