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    Sundance Women Directors: Meet Jennifer M. Kroot

    "I was always a fan of 'Star Trek: The Original Series.' I was very intrigued and impressed with George when he came out in 2005 at age 68. He instantly became an LGBT spokesperson known for his quick wit and eloquence."

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    More Women Directors Announced for Berlinale

    Sadly, not a whole lot of them.

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    Sundance Women Directors: Meet Chelsea McMullan

    "The word 'whimsical' doesn't make sense to me. It's a word that's generally thrown around too often and incorrectly. As it relates to my work, it's an oversimplification. Since we are on the topic of gender, how often does anyone hear 'whimsical' being tied to films directed by men?"

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    Sundance Women Directors: Lynn Shelton on the Question that Shapes Her Work and the Beauty of Sundance

    "I pride myself on taking premises that seem on paper to seem not particularly promising and then making a movie that, once you watch it, you feel, 'Oh yeah. That actually could have happened in real life.'"

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    Sundance Women Directors: Meet Gillian Robespierre

    "We were frustrated by the limited representations of young women's experience with pregnancy, let alone growing up. We were waiting to see a more honest film, or at least, a story that was closer to many of the stories we knew. We weren't sure how long that wait was going to be, so we decided to te...

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    What Happened to the Women Directed Films from the Sundance Class of 2013?

    The 2013 Sundance Film Festival was notable for the number of women directors, particularly in the U.S. Dramatic and Documentary Competitions -- where half were female filmmakers. As Sundance 2014 gets underway, here's a look at what happened to the 16 features, 19 documentaries and one miniseries o...

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    Sundance Women Directors: Meet Valerie Veatch

    "I was in Rome when the BBC ran a story about a young couple in Korea who were on trial and suffering from 'Internet Addiction.' At the time it struck me as a very poignant moment where the virtual world was impacting the real world. This project is an opportunity to have a dialogue around the socia...

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    Women Directors Comprise 33% of Berlinale Forum

    A third, or 13 of 39, of the Berlinale's "overview of independent, artistic filmmaking with a disregard for convention" are from women directors.

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    'Maidentrip' Director Jillian Schlesinger On How She Made Her First Film (With A Mostly Female Crew)

    Jillian Schlesinger talks about the challenges of filming 'Maidentrip," about Laura Dekker, an intrepid young sailor who set out to be the youngest person to successfully sail around the world.

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    Chicken & Egg Pictures: The Force Behind Women Directed Documentaries at Sundance and Beyond

    As the only nonprofit film fund devoted solely to supporting women documentary directors, Chicken & Egg Pictures plays an important role in the independent film world and their influence is felt at The Sundance Film Festival, where, this year, four of their documentary feature grantees will debut.

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