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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 June 14: Women Centric, Directed and Written Films Playing Near You

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  • June 14, 2013 5:00 PM
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Weekly Update June 7th: Women Centric, Directed and Written Films Playing Near You

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  • June 7, 2013 3:00 PM
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Weekly Update May 31: Women Centric, Directed and Written Films Playing Near You

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  • May 31, 2013 2:00 PM
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Weekly Update May 24: Women Centric, Directed and Written Films Playing Near You

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  • May 24, 2013 3:00 PM
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Weekly Update May 17: Women Centric, Directed and Written Films Playing Near You

  • By Kerensa Cadenas
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  • May 17, 2013 3:00 PM
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Weekly Update May 10: Women Centric, Directed and Written Films Playing Near You

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  • May 10, 2013 3:00 PM
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Weekly Update May 3: Women-Centric, Directed and Written Films Playing Near You

  • By Kerensa Cadenas
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  • May 3, 2013 1:00 PM
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Weekly Update April 26: Women-Centric, Directed and Written Films Playing Near You

  • By Kerensa Cadenas
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  • April 26, 2013 4:30 PM
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Weekly Update April 19: Women-Centric, Directed and Written Films Playing Near You

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  • April 19, 2013 5:01 PM
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Weekly Update April 12: Women-Centric, Directed and Written Films Playing Near You

  • By Kerensa Cadenas
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  • April 12, 2013 2:00 PM
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