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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 May 3: Women-Centric, Directed and Written Films Playing Near You

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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

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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

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  • April 12, 2013 2:00 PM
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Weekly Update April 5: Women-Centric, Directed and Written Films Playing Near You

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  • April 5, 2013 12:02 PM
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Weekly Update March 29: Women-Centric, Directed, Written Movies Playing Near You

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  • March 29, 2013 2:17 PM
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Weekly Update March 22: Women-Centric, Directed, Written Movies Playing Near You

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  • March 22, 2013 2:00 PM
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Weekly Update March 15: Women-Centric, Directed, Written Movies Playing Near You

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  • March 15, 2013 1:36 PM
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Weekly Update March 8: Women-Centric, Directed, Written Movies Playing Near You

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Weekly Update March 1: Women-Centric, Directed, Written Movies Playing Near You

  • By Kerensa Cadenas
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  • March 1, 2013 11:15 AM
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