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    Thinking About the Ending of Girls

    I've been on the road so I didn't have a chance to comment on the finale of Girls.  First thing I want to report on is that every single meeting I have had during the run of the show no matter who it was with, no matter what their age, the show has come up.  The question was - so, ...

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    Brave - The First Female Pixar Heroine

    The first time you see Merida's red curly hair flowing in the wind as she rides atop her horse going full speed at the beginning of Brave you immediately know that this is not your typical Pixar film.

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    Interview with Susan Youssef, Director of Habibi

    Susan Youssef's film Habibi played at the Human Rights Watch Film Festival.

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    Quote of the Day: I Wanted To Give Girls Something To Look At And Not Feel Inadequate

    This is what director Brenda Chapman thought about when created the character of Merida - the first female Pixar lead - which opens on Friday.

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    Trailer Watch: Two Days in New York - Written and Directed by Julie Delpy

    This is Delpy's follow-up to 2 Days in Paris. Opens August 10 in theatres.

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    Women at the 2012 LA Film Festival

    The LA Film Festival starts this weekend.   There are many women directed films as part of the Festival.  Festival Director Stephanie Allain talked about the importance of having a diverse lineup:

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    Oscar Winner Kathryn Bigelow Nears Completion of Filming Zero Dark Thirty

    So the first female best director winner has now completed filming her follow-up film.  That alone is news.  The film which is now called Zero Dark Thirty tells the story of the capture and killing of Osama Bin Laden.  What is interesting is while this will clearly be a thriller with ...

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    Gucci Tribeca 2012 Documentary Fund Winners Are Full of Women Filmmakers

    Marking its fifth year of grants The Tribeca Film Institute (TFI) and Gucci today announced the 2012 recipients of the $150,000 of the Gucci Tribeca Documentary Fund. Included in these grants are the PPR Corporate Foundation for Women’s Dignity & Rights Spotlighting Women Documentary Award...

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    Guest Post: The Pioneering Women of the Photo League

    One of many gratifying aspects about making Ordinary Miracles was the opportunity it afforded to identify and celebrate the contributions made by an impressive number of extravagantly gifted female photographers who joined the Photo League or sat in on its lectures and used its darkrooms. Curator Ca...

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    'Wish Me Away': Directed by Bobbie Birleffi and Beverly Kopf

    Wish Me Away is the incredibly moving coming out story of country music star Chely Wright. When I read a little over a year ago that Wright (who I did not know at the time) had come out my first reaction was "big deal."  After you watch the film you realize how difficult this process ...

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