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    Watch the Sundance Spotlight on Women Directors Panel

    Indiewire's Thompson on Hollywood founder Anne Thompson moderated a women's director panel focused on women the seemingly ideal but still sexism-plagued documentary genre.

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    Stephanie Soechtig's Sundance Doc Fed Up Sold

    The alarming and attention-grabbing documentary looks at the relationship between the food industry and obesity.

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    Sundance Women Directors: Meet Kate Barker-Froyland

    "Much of the film takes place in Brooklyn, where I live, and we shot in many neighborhood places that I go to regularly. I wanted to record all the music live and to capture the music of the neighborhood and the city, while also capturing how music is this connective thread between people. "

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    Donna Langley Becomes Second Most Powerful Woman in Hollywood

    A New York Times profile of Langley coincided with the announcement that her contract at NBCUniversal has been renewed until 2017.

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    Women Win Nearly a Third of Sundance Awards

    Women directors, editors, cinematographers, and musicians received a third of the nearly thirty awards doled out by the film festival. Among them were Australian filmmaker Sophie Hyde, who directed "52 Tuesdays," a coming-of-age story about a teenage girl who adjusts to her mother's transition int...

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    Interview: Run and Jump Director Steph Green on Families in Flux and Discovering Will Forte's Dramatic Side

    Green talked to Women and Hollywood about the complicated romance at the heart of her film, how the Irish setting enhances the storyline, and how she discovered Will Forte's dramatic side before "Nebraska" director Alexander Payne did.

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    Sundance Woman Directors: Meet Tracy Droz Tragos

    "Rich Hill is our family hometown, and over the years it has fallen on hard times. We wanted to tell the stories of families living there who [seemed] to us largely ignored and clearly facing a lot of challenges."

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    Infographic: Women in Filmmaking at Sundance

    Two years ago, Sundance and Women in Film launched a joint longitudinal study that would follow the careers of Park City alums to study the gender distribution at the festival itself, as well as the post-festival careers of male and female directors. Here are some of the preliminary results.

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    Capturing Truth through Fiction in South Africa

    In a country like South Africa, with such a horrific history of violence against women, having female perspectives represented on screen is not a luxury, but a necessity.

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