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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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Weekly Update for May 9: 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 9.
  • By Laura Berger
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  • May 9, 2014 3:04 PM
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Weekly Update for May 2: 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 2.
  • By Inkoo Kang
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  • May 2, 2014 4:00 PM
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Weekly Update for April 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 April 25.
  • By Inkoo Kang
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  • April 25, 2014 5:00 PM
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Weekly Update for April 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 April 18.
  • By Inkoo Kang
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  • April 18, 2014 4:30 PM
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Weekly Update for April 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 April 11.
  • By Inkoo Kang
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  • April 11, 2014 2:00 PM
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Weekly Update for April 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 April 4.
  • By Inkoo Kang
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  • April 4, 2014 1:00 PM
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Weekly Update for March 28: Women Centric, Directed and Written Films Playing Near You

A list of all the women-centric, women-directed, and women-written films opening on March 28.
  • By Inkoo Kang
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  • March 28, 2014 4:00 PM
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Weekly Update for March 21: Women Centric, Directed and Written Films Playing Near You

A list of all the women-centric, women-directed, and women-written films opening on March 21.
  • By Inkoo Kang
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  • March 21, 2014 3:50 PM
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Weekly Update for March 14: Women Centric, Directed and Written Films Playing Near You

A list of all the women-centric, women-directed, and women-written films opening on March 14.
  • By Inkoo Kang
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  • March 14, 2014 4:00 PM
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Weekly Update for March 7 Women Centric, Directed and Written Films Playing Near You

A list of all the women-centric, women-directed, and women-written films opening on March 7.
  • By Inkoo Kang
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  • March 7, 2014 4:30 PM
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