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    Crying Sexism As The Answer to an Under-performing Film

    Daryl Wein is the co-writer (with partner Zoe Lister Jones) and director of Lola Versus starring Greta Gerwig which opened this Friday to a $31,000 gross in four theatres.  Personally, I didn't love the film.  You can see what I thought here.

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    Author Jennifer Weiner Keynotes BookExpo America's 2012 Bloggers Conference

    Author Jennifer Weiner Keynotes BookExpo America's 2012 Bloggers Conference

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    Cross-Post: Quote of the Day: Scarlett Johansson Tired of Sexist Diet Questions

    Wow, who knew I could love Scarlett Johansson so much??

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    Sexism Watch: Comment from Critic in Cannes

    Here's how Financial Times critic Nigel Andrews ended a recent piece on Cannes Film Festival

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    Cannes 2012: Sexism Watch Continues

    One of the things I am proud of regarding the work many people have done to raise awareness about the lack of opportunities for female directors is how we were able to interrupt the narrative which is usually all about the clothes, stars and the glamour.   For example, look at what the women of...

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    Cross-Post: Cannes 2012: The Stories Aren’t By Women but They’re About Women

    It’s hard not to notice sexism when it is everywhere. After dealing with a person named Chris for three years trying to find lodging in Cannes I was stunned to find out that Chris was a woman. I’d assumed she was a man and all of this time I thought I was communicating with a man. I trus...

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    Cannes Film Festival Slammed By Feminist Group La Barbe For Excluding Women Directors

    The French feminist group La Barbe which was started several years ago in response to the sexist media treatment of Segolene Royal in her race against Nicholas Sarkozy, has taken on one of the most sexist film establishments, the Cannes Film Festival for its exclusion of female directors from this y...

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    The Guthrie Theatre Announces Its 50th Anniversary Season With No Female Playwrights on the Program

    The Guthrie Theatre is one of the most prestigious regional theatres in America.  Next year it will be celebrating it's 50th anniversary season.  Joe Dowling, the 7th Artistic director of the theatre (which by the way has never had a female artistic director) recently announced the pro...

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    Female Reviewer Gets Attacked for Avengers Review

    While I am not usually that interested in boycentric blockbusters, I am very into seeing The Avengers.  I want to see how an open feminist man like Joss Whedon makes a big budget Hollywood film.  Will the women be more than window dressing?   Too bad The Avengers only has one female l...

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    Four Steps Back - NO Women Directors in Competition at Cannes

    I'm sitting in my hotel room in Cologne, Germany having arrived yesterday at International Frauen Film Festival for the second year in a row.  I came back this year because I had such a great time last year meeting and talking with so many women directors and I really love the people who ru...

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