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    New Trailer for The Bling Ring - Directed by Sofia Coppola

    As we've recently reported, Sofia Coppola's The Bling Ring will be opening up Un Certain Regard at Cannes. On the heels of that announcement here comes another trailer for the film.

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    Ava DuVernay Wins Inaugural Heineken Affinity Award at Tribeca

    One of our favorite women directors, Ava DuVernay has had an incredible year. And the accolades for DuVernay's work, keep on rightly coming.

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    Cannes Announces Critic Week and Directors Fortnight Line Ups

    The Cannes Film Festival continues to roll out more of the lineup.

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    Trailer Watch: Emanuel and The Truth About Fishes - Written and Directed by Francesca Gregorini

    Francesca Gregorini's Emanuel and The Truth About Fishes made its debut at Sundance. The film follows Emanuel (Kaya Scodelario) who lives with her father (Alfred Molina) and stepmother (Frances O'Connor). Emanuel hates her birthday because her mother died while giving birth to her. When Linda (Jessi...

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    A Night With Barbra Streisand

    Monday evening, Barbra Streisand received the 40th Chaplin Award given by the Film Society at Lincoln Center. As you can guess the award was named after the first recipient Charlie Chaplin. Previous awardees have included the biggest of the big like Laurence Olivier, Federico Fellini, Gregory Peck...

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    Barbra Streisand to Receive Chaplin Award for Lifetime Achievement

    Tonight, Barbra Streisand will receive the Film Society of Lincoln Center's Chaplin Award for her impressive carer. The society specifically mentioned her work in front and behind the camera and her groundbreaking work in Yentl--the first film to credit a woman as directing, producing, starring and ...

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    Whose Responsibility Is It To Move The Dial for Women Directors?

    So now that the Cannes lineup is in the rear view mirror it's time for a moment of reflection. I want to thank Mr. Thierry Fremaux the head of the Cannes Film Festival, for inspiring this moment. He talked to Screen Daily following the announcement of the lineup and made some interesting points wo...

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    Vulture Includes No Women on 20 Essential Documentary List, Thom Powers Counters

    Recently, Vulture listed their 20 Essential Documentaries of the century. Documentaries from Michael Moore, Werner Herzog and Morgan Spurlock made the cut, but not a single women-directed documentary was on the list. There was commentary about the omission of of women on Twitter, which prompted Thom...

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