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    Gwyneth Horder-Payton: A Woman Who Specializes in Directing Men

    At a panel of directors who work on FX shows at the Television Critics Association press tour in Los Angeles on Sunday, one of the reporters in the room asked newly-minted Directors Guild of America president Paris Barclay if he felt like he could detect his colleagues' fingerprints on episodes.

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    TIFF Announces Documentary Line Up

    Last week, the 2013 Toronto Film Festival began announcing it's line up. However that came with dismaying news for female directors--out of the 16 galas not one was directed by a woman. And of the 55 special films in the special presentations section, 8 were directed by women.

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    August Film Preview

    It's been a depressing summer for women at the box office but things are looking up...heading into August, there are a several great women centric, directed and written films to look forward including like Lake Bell's hilarious In a World... to one of our favorites from SXSW, Short Term 12 starring ...

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    Nine for IX: Swoopes Directed by Hannah Storm Premieres July 30

    Sheryl Swoopes is one of the greatest women's basketball players to have ever graced the court. Those early seasons after she had her son and she was playing on the Houston Comets when nobody paid attention to women's basketball were amazing.

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    Women Directed Documentaries on HBO's Fall Line Up

    HBO announced their Fall 2013 documentary line up and it's ruled by women directed features.

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    New Trailer Watch: After Tiller Directed by Martha Shane and Lana Wilson

    I saw After Tiller when it premiered at Sundance. It is a film that needs to be seen and is so relevant to our times and the continued assaults on women's reproductive freedom.

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    Film News Round Up for July 26th: Updates on Gone Girl, Nicole Holofcener's Latest and Melissa McCarthy as a Spy

    Here's a news round up of some of the most notable news from the past couple days.

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    Kimberly Peirce's Carrie and Diablo Cody's Paradise Go Head to Head on October 18th

    It's not like we get that many women directed films so it is always baffling films -- especially such high profile films like Kimberly Peirce's remake of Carrie and Oscar winner Diablo Cody's directorial debut Paradise -- will open on the same weekend. Granted they are different kinds of movies in ...

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    Cross Post: Heroines of Cinema: The 10 Most Exciting Young Female Directors in the World Today

    This week, the British Film Institute released statistics revealing that a mere 14 feature films were directed by women in the UK last year, compared to 164 by men. Meanwhile, of the 16 gala premieres just announced by this year's Toronto film festival , none have female directors.

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