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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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Women and Hollywood

Weekly Update for August 2nd: Women Centric, Directed and Written Films Playing Near You

This week there are no new women centric, directed or written films opening. Here's the list of what's currently playing in theaters near you. Films About Women Currently Playing
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  • August 2, 2013 3:30 PM
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Weekly Update for July 26: Women Centric, Directed and Written Films Playing Near You

Films About Women Opening This Weekend
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  • July 26, 2013 2:05 PM
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Weekly Update July 19th: Women Centric, Written and Directed Films Playing Near You

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  • July 19, 2013 3:00 PM
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Weekly Update for June 28th and July 5th: Women Centric, Directed and Written Films Playing Near You

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  • June 28, 2013 3:04 PM
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Weekly Update for June 21: Women Centric, Directed and Written Films Playing Near You

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  • June 21, 2013 3:00 PM
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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

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  • May 17, 2013 3:00 PM
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