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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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    Nora Ephron Prize at Tribeca Film Festival

    In honor of the late, great Nora Ephron, the Tribeca Film Festival has created a new award after the writer/director, The Nora Ephron Prize. The $25,000 prize supported by Vogue.com will recognize a female writer or director who embodies Ephron's spirit.

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    A Look at the Women's Films Opening in the Summer of 2013

    With the arrival of Entertainment Weekly's Summer Movie Preview last week, the summer blockbuster season is officially creeping upon us. As always, be prepared for explosions, superheroes, spacecrafts, car chases and a lot of dudes.

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    Cross Post: Some Depressing Stats about Female Comedy Directors

    Last week, I wrote about how rare it is to be a female director especially a female comedy director. Well, we decided to do some research and find out exactly how rare it is - here are the results.

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    San Francisco International Film Festival Unveils Line Up

    Last week, the 56th Annual San Francisco International Film Festival announced their line up. This will be the first festival with Ted Hope at the helm since he took over the Executive Director position of the San Francisco Film Society in the Fall.

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    Sofia Coppola Talks Her Directing Style for DGA Quarterly

    Sofia Coppola is known for an aesthetically gorgeous certain kind of film about people in some sort of life transition, wanting to become something else. As Coppola herself says in the Spring 2013 profile of her in the DGA Quarterly, "I don't make the kind of movies that lend themselves to wide rele...

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    Poster Premiere: A River Changes Course - Kalyanee Mam

    Kalyanee Mam's A River Changes Course is a documentary that chronicles the lives of three Cambodian families who are dealing with the struggle to maintain their traditional ways of life while the rapid development of a modern Cambodia happens around them.

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    Is Barbra Streisand to Direct Film About Margaret Bourke-White and Erskine Caldwell?

    To be honest there is some confusion about this story. 411 is reporting that Barbra Streisand was going to direct Skinny and Cat to star Cate Blanchett about the lives of photographer Margaret Bourke-White and writer Erskine Caldwell. But now it looks like both Streisand and Blanchett are no longe...

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