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    For the First Time Women are the Majority on Berlin Film Festival Competition Jury

    The 2013 Berlin International Film Festival announced this year’s competition jury. In a first for the festival, women are the majority of the voting body—comprising 4 of the 7 jury members.

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    Michael Moore: Zero Dark Thirty is a Movie About 'How We Don't Listen to Women.'

    Always controversial and rarely quiet political filmmaker and author, Michael Moore, has spoken out in defense of Kathryn Bigelow’s Zero Dark Thirty.

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    Jill Soloway and Lake Bell Take Home Major Awards at 2013 Sundance Feature Film Awards

    Sundance wrapped up over the weekend and announced their 2013 Film Awards. Women filmmakers took away some of the bigger prizes of the festival including Jill Soloway winning the directing award for Afternoon Delight and Lake Bell winning The Waldo Salt screenwriting award for In a World…. Ov...

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    Noemie Lvosky Receives 13 Nominations for France's Cesar Awards

    The nominations for France’s César Awards were announced and women, specifically one in general, are dominant. Noémie Lvovsky received 13 nominations for her film, Camille Redouble, outdoing Michael Haneke’s Amour, which has been an awards circuit darling. Lvovsky’s ...

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    Sundance News: Women In Film Awards Grants to Jordana Spiro, Martha Shane and Lana Wilson

    During its 7th annual Sundance Filmmakers panel, Women In Film - Los Angeles awarded $30,000 in grants to women filmmakers. Jordana Spiro, director of Skin, received the Women In Film/CalmDown Productions Grant and Martha Shane & Lana Wilson, directors of After Tiller, received the Women In Film...

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    Amy Hobby and Anne Hubbell Launch Women-Focused Tangerine Entertainment

    Industry veterans, Amy Hobby and Anne Hubbell are launching Tangerine Entertainment, a production company and community meant to support women directors and interesting and strong roles for women.

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    Sundance Watch: Austenland - Directed by Jerusha Hess

    Sundance Watch: Austenland - Directed by Jerusha Hess

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    Sundance Review - Salma: Tamil Poet's Struggle Against Patriarchy

    Sundance Review - Salma: Tamil Poet's Struggle Against Patriarchy

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    2012 Celluloid Ceiling Study Results Are In. Spoiler Alert: They Aren't Great

    Following the Sundance Institute & Women in Film’s unveiling of their new groundbreaking study of women directors during the Sundance Film Festival, comes Dr. Martha Lauzen's annual Celluloid Ceiling study, which looks at how many women worked on the top 250 films of the year.

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    Sundance Watch: Blackfish - Directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite

    Blackfish, a documentary directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite, has been getting a lot of buzz at Sundance since its premiere. The doc follows the history of killer whales in captivity leading up to 2010, where Tilikum, a captive whale, killed several trainers. The film was picked up by Magnolia Pictur...

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