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    Belle Director Amma Asante Explains Why She Wanted Tell a Jane Austen Story With a Black Protagonist

    There's nothing quite like "Belle" on the contemporary film scene -- a luxurious period piece and a sweet, gentle romance that wears its keenly insightful politics on its silk sleeves. In the first of two interviews, Director Amma Asante discusses gender, love, and the origins of the film.

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    Watch: A Jem Fan Responds to the Movie's Whitewashed Casting

    The "Jem" crew continues to piss off its fanbase.

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    Dreamworks to Make Adventure Movie With Black Girl Protagonist

    Voice talents will include Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez, Steve Martin, and Jim Parsons.

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    Infographic: Black Inequality in Film

    Unfortunately, stereotypes about absent fathers and promiscuous women prevail.

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    90% of Summer 2014 Studio Movies Directed by White Guys

    "Jupiter Ascending" helmer Lana Wachowski, along with brother Andy, is the sole female director of the summer's big movies.

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    Watch: How Kamala Khan Is Changing Comics and Readers

    Kamala Khan isn't just the first Muslim superheroine -- she's a one-girl revolution.

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    TV: Latina Women Demand SNL Hire Latina Comedienne After Offensive Caricature

    #StillNoLatinas was launched after the March 8 episode, which featured an airheaded beauty-pageant type named Marisol who spoke English loudly and poorly.

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    WGA Lobbying for NY Tax Breaks for Diverse Writers' Rooms

    The proposed amendment would offer up to $50,000 in tax breaks to reimburse a female and/or nonwhite writer's fees and salary.

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    Women Comprise Majority of WGA's 2014 Writer Access Project Honorees

    The Writer Access Project discovers and awards mid-level writers from one of five diversity categories, including women.

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    Still No Plans for a Marvel Superheroine Movie

    You'd think female superheroes were invisible or something.

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