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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Trailer Watch: Wuthering Heights - Directed by Andrea Arnold

The brilliant director of Fish Tank, Andrea Arnold has adapted Emily Bronte's classic novel, Wuthering Heights starring Kaya Scodelario and James Howson. Co-written by Arnold and Olivia Hetreed, the film follows the intense and volatile relationship from childhood to adulthood between orphan Heathcliff and his foster sister Cathy. Wuthering Heights opens in New York on October 5 and Los Angeles on October 12.
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  • September 12, 2012 9:25 AM
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