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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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Elles directed by Malgoska Szumowska

Here are my impressions of the film from the Toronto Film Festival.  The film opens in NY and LA today with a nationwide release it follow.
  • By Melissa Silverstein
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  • April 27, 2012 10:30 AM
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