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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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    Sundance Women Directors: Meet Sydney Freeland

    "I was born and raised on the Navajo reservation, and growing up I never felt like I saw the people and places that I knew represented on film. On a really basic level, I just wanted to tell a story about those people that I knew and give them a chance to be represented on film."

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    TV: Six More Makers Docs to Air on PBS This Summer

    PBS will air six documentaries about women's progress in the divergent fields of war, space, comedy, business, Hollywood, and politics starting in June.

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    Sundance Women Directors: Meet Geetu Mohandas

    "The undercurrent of the narrative is very political. It talks about the plight of the migrant labourers and displacement. It talks about a sense of futility and anger against the system. The poor labourers are a mere statistic in India when a calamity or tragedy occurs, and these nameless people we...

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