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    Tribeca Women Directors: Meet Anete Melece (The Kiosk)

    "Inspiration came from my own [dissatisfaction] while working in an office. So I created a character: a kiosk lady who is literally stuck at her workplace simply because her sweet tooth and monotonous life have made her bigger than the exit."

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    Tribeca Women DIrectors: Meet Elizabeth Swados (My Depression)

    "By keeping it extremely personal, but using line drawings and goofy cartoons, I could get away from the usual cliches that are associated when people talk about their experiences with mental illness."

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    Cannes Workshop to Focus on Women Directors and Screenwriters

    The goal of the workshop will be to brainstorm ideas on how to boost female participation in the European film industries.

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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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    Director Liza Johnson on Exploring Kristen Wiig's Dramatic Side in Hateship Loveship

    In her Alice Munro adaptation, Johnson creates another film about a female protagonist who is "teetering on the sidelines of a society she will risk everything to join."

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    Trailer Watch: Michelle Monaghan Returns Home After Afghanistan in Fort Bliss

    Monaghan transitions uneasily back into civilian life in writer-director Claudia Myers' sophomore film.

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    Female Film Industry Heavyweights Support Fledgling Female Directors

    Jane Campion, Helen Mirren, and Sienna Miller are among the participants of a wonderful new initiative to highlight the next generation of female filmmakers.

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    Trailer Watch: Gia Coppola Makes Her Directorial Debut with Palo Alto

    Palo Alto could provide a breakout role for Emma Roberts.

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    Dorothy Arzner to Receive Career Retrospective

    Arzner (1897-1979) was the first woman to make a career in Hollywood making films, the first female member of the DGA, still one of the most prolific women directors of all time (with 16 features), and the inventor of the boom mike.

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    Special Report: Women Directors at the Box Office in March 2014

    A look back at the women-directed March 2014 releases.

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