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    Cross Post: Heroines of Cinema: An A-Z of Women in Film in 2012

    Since this column began in August, it has profiled a wide variety of women - fictional and real, contemporary and historic - whose achievements in film have been considered worthy of attention. Given the difficulty in characterising a single year in film, even through a specific prism such as gender...

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    The Women Directed Movies of 2012

    We here at Women and Hollywood want to salute the women who directed films in 2012.  We have compiled a list of features and docs (and foreign films) that were released in US theatres in 2012.  Hopefully we got them all.  Inevitably, we missed some.  If there are others, send the...

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    Sexism Pushes Its Way Into the Oscar Campaign

    In the last week the screws have really been tightening in this bizarre world of Oscar campaigning, and Kathryn Bigelow and her film Zero Dark Thirty are the recipients of what is referred to a "whispering campaign."  To me there is nothing quiet about it.  It is loud and clear a...

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    Interview with Director Amy Berg and Producer Lorri Davis - West of Memphis

    Interview with Director Amy Berg and Producer Lorri Davis - West of Memphis

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    3 of 5 2012 Kroll Film Fund Recipients are Women Directed

    3 of 5 2012 Kroll Film Fund Recipients are Women Directed

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    Interview with Anne Fletcher - Director of The Guilt Trip

    Barbra Streisand has not had the lead in a film since The Mirror Has Two Faces (which she directed) in 1996. She's back onscreen as Joyce Brewster, Seth Rogan's mom in the road comedy The Guilt Trip. The biggest challenge for the film is making Barbra look like a regular mom and while I kn...

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    Video Interview: Grrls Guide To Filmmaking

    I had a great time talking with filmmaker Rolla Selbak for their Grrls Guide to Filmmaking monthly videocast.

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    Cross Post: Breaking Into the Film Business

    So, recently I've been gaining a little modest traction in this oh-so-fickle business. And as I try to figure out what the next phase of my career will hold, I've been finding myself reflecting on the long and strange path that has led me here.

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    3 of 25 Films Inducted into National Film Registry Directed by Women

    The Librarian of Congress, James Billington, picked the next batch of 25 films to be inducted into the National Film Registry. 3 of the 25 films chosen by Billington are directed by women. There are several women centric films including Breakfast at Tiffany’s and One Survivor Remembers.

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    Angelina Jolie to Direct Unbroken for Universal

    Angelina Jolie is set to direct Unbroken, her first major studio film. The film is for Universal and Walden Media. Based on Laura Hillenbrand’s best-selling 2010 book, Unbroken looks at the life of Louis Zamperini, Olympic athlete and Air Force officer during WWII. Zamperini survived a plane ...

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