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Shari Springer Berman

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    Hailee Steinfeld Goes Straight-Edge In 'Ten Thousand Saints,' Samuel L. Jackson Swings Back To 'Tarzan' & More

    Punk rock movies are usually a very mixed bag (see this year's "CBGB") but with colorful characters and big emotions, filmmakers are going to keep flocking to the subject matter. And thus, Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini ("American Splendor," "Cinema Verite") are going to turn it up with "T...

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    Hollywood's Glass Ceiling: Why Doesn't the Film Industry Trust Women?

    It would be wonderful to say that in 2013 things were looking up for women in Hollywood -- both onscreen and behind the scenes -- but the sad news is that the numbers have remained consistently dismal for the last decade.

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    Trailer Watch: Girl Most Likely - Written by Michelle Morgan and Co-Directed by Shari Springer Berman

    This is Kristen Wiig's first leading role onscreen since Bridesmaids. I hope people are not expecting Bridesmaids 2 because this looks a bit more intense. Formerly titled Imogene, Wiig plays a playwright who has a nervous breakdown and is forced to move back in with her estranged mom (Annette Beni...

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    Watch: Kristen Wiig Is The 'Girl Most Likely' In Trailer For The New Comedy From The Directors Of 'American Splendor'

    Kristen Wiig exploded after the massive success of "Bridesmaids," but unlike Melissa McCarthy, we have yet to see the cinematic rewards be reaped. Her only notable post-'Bridesmaids' turns were a small part in "Friends With Kids" and another little bit in "Friends With Jolly!," but by the end of yea...

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    Roadside Attractions Picks up Stories We Tell and Imogene

    Roadside Attractions has been on a buying binge here in Toronto and has picked up two women directed and written films from TIFF.

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    TIFF Preview: The Female Directing Masters Playing at the 2012 Toronto Film Festival

    The Toronto Film Festival opens tonight.  Over the next 10 days there will be a couple of hundred movies to be seen.  This is one festival where you can make a decision to see films by women and see plenty of films.  There are some extraordinarily high profile female directors open...

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    First Toronto 2012 Lineup News - Women Directors

    Unlike the folks at Cannes, Toronto seems to understand that there are many great women directors, making films that can play at the highest level and this year is no different.

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    Indiewire Looks at the Potential Fall Festival Releases

    My colleagues at Indiewire have taken an expansive look at 50 films that they would love to see hit the festival circuit this fall.  There are some very interesting women's films on the list. (All descriptions from Indiewire.)

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    Nicole Holofcener, Shari Springer Berman & Lisa Cholodenko Talk Future Projects & Being Female Directors In The Film Industry

    Nicole Holofcener and Shari Springer Berman might make very different kinds of films, but they have at least one thing in common -- they both hate being in front of the camera. "If I wanted to be in front of the camera ..." Springer Berman started as Holofcener finished her thought for her, "you'd b...

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    The Bridesmaids Effect: Imogene

    The folks from Coming Soon have posted some first photos from Imogene the new comedy starring Kristen Wiig and Annette Bening.   Here's the description from imdb:

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