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    Cross Post: Heroines of Cinema: 15 Female Directors Who Made Their First Feature After Turning 40

    Two weeks ago, this column profiled ten female directors aged 40 or younger . My reasons for imposing an age limit were clearly stated, but it had the unfortunate side effect of excluding an entire demographic from the conversation - one that has a sorry history of receiving such treatment in Hollyw...

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    Heroines of Cinema: 15 Female Directors Who Made Their First Feature After Turning 40

    Two weeks ago, this column profiled ten female directors aged 40 or younger. My reasons for imposing an age limit were clearly stated, but it had the unfortunate side effect of excluding an entire demographic from the conversation - one that has a sorry history of receiving such treatment in Hollywo...

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    If She Can See It, She Can Be It - Panel Discussion in NYC on April 11

    The NY International Children's Film Festival

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    Women Director Watch: Debra Granik and Nicole Holofcener

    Some news on two of the top tier female directors-

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    Debra Granik Eyes HBO Series With Midwest-Set Pilot 'American High Life'

    Given that “Winter's Bone” helmer Debra Granik has supplied star turns to not only Jennifer Lawrence but Vera Farmiga as well, it's surprising to see her name mentioned still on so few projects. Luckily however, change is in the wind, and since Granik dropped her “Pippi Lon...

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    EXCLUSIVE: 'Winter's Bone' Director Debra Granik's Next Projects: HBO Series, Doc, Another 'Bone' Movie with Russell Banks

    Filmmaker Debra Granik earned an impressive four Oscar nominations for 2010's "Winter's Bone," including best picture, actress (Jennifer Lawrence), supporting actor (John Hawkes) and adapted screenplay.

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    Oscar Watch: Looking at Gender and the Oscars

    Stacy L. Smith, Marc Choueiti and Stephanie Gall of USC have taken a look at gender onscreen and behind the scenes in the best picture nominees over the last 30 years.  There are two sets of findings - films made from 2007-2010 (so that would be the Oscars from 2008-2011, and films from 1977-20...

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    'Winter's Bone' Helmer Debra Granik Writing & Directing Adaptation Of Russell Banks' 'Rule Of The Bone'

    While this isn't exactly new -- The Telegraph reported it as far back as February -- the project seems to be flying completely under the radar (IMDB doesn't even have it listed). But that two-month-old interview with author Russell Banks in The Calgary Herald is still yielding some nuggets o...

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    Women Directed Movies in 2011

    Yesterday, the Hollywood Reporter roundtable on directors made me crazy, but it also made me think.  While I will give them no leeway on the ridiculous comment asking the directors to name a major movie directed by a woman this past year, I thought it would be good to look at ALL the movies dir...

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    Debra Granik To Helm Documentary On U.S. War Veterans Inspired By 'Winter's Bone' Supporting Actor

    After the acclaim of her sophomore feature film "Winter's Bone," writing a treatment with an eye on the director's chair for a Pippi Longstocking movie isn't exactly what we had envisioned for Debra Granik.

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