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    SXSW '12: Lena Dunham, Judd Apatow & The Team Behind 'Girls' Discuss The Brilliant New HBO Show

    Over the past decade, SXSW has turned into one of the countries most exciting showcases for feature films and shorts as well as the programs for music and interactive. So consider this something of a milestone that one of the most exciting premieres to take place at the Paramount Theatre this year w...

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    Lena Dunham Curates Hey Girlfriend, A Program of Eight Films at BAM Beginning April 2

    Lena Dunham is pushing her brand mightly well.  To coincide with the premiere of her new HBO show Girls on April 15, Dunham has joined forces with BAM to curate a program of eight films entitled "Hey Girlfriend."

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    Rewind: Watch Lena Dunham's Newly Revived 2007 Web Series ' Tight Shots'

    Sorry haters, Lena Dunham has arrived and there's not much you can do stop her. The budding writer/director/actress broke out with "Tiny Furniture" and earned the wrath from dorky The Criterion Collection purists who were galled when the label dared to select her film. But credit to Du...

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    SXSW '12 Review: HBO Series 'Girls' Solidifies Lena Dunham's Place As A Bold New Voice in American Comedy

    As far as young independent filmmakers go, writer/director Lena Dunham has been the subject of an excessive amount of conversation and handwringing, even by the admittedly loose standards of the ever-chatty Internet age. Her first feature, "Creative Nonfiction," was accepted to South by Southwest an...

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    Interview with Jennifer Westfeldt - Writer and Director of Friends With Kids

    I think women should support each other's work, encourage each other's work, help develop each other's voices and I think, ultimately, when we can stop having the conversation about 'women filmmakers', and just talk about 'filmmakers', then we'll know we've really gotten somewhere.

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    What We Talk About When We Talk About Television

    Today marks the official start of television coverage on Indiewire, but unofficially we've been talking about TV for a while now -- through posts on our blog network, and thanks to the increasing overlap with the world of film.

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    Trailer Watch: Girls

    No more teases.  This is the real albeit short trailer.  It's Tiny Furniture but with HBO money. 

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    Lena Dunham on Why Criterion Came Knocking at Her Door and What We Can Expect From 'Girls'

    Back in 2010, Lena Dunham came to Austin's SXSW Film Festival as a relative uknown with her semi-autobiographical comedy, "Tiny Furniture." Two years later, Dunham is returning to the festival to premiere her new HBO show, "Girls," in addition to debuting "Tiny Furniture" today on DVD/Blu-ray via th...

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    Now and Then: Dunham's 'Tiny Furniture' Bodes Well for HBO's 'Girls'

    Midway through "Tiny Furniture," writer-director-star Lena Dunham launches into a monologue — a tantrum, really — that smacks of a tin ear. The plaintive wails seem ginned up for "dramatic effect," though the real effect is to undercut the film's poignant understanding of how scary "coming-of-age" s...

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    Can Girls Be a Game Changer?

    I found this brief behind the scenes one minute and forty two second piece from the upcoming HBO series Girls created by Lena Dunham and after I watched it I could not help but think that this show could be a game changer.

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