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    Can Girls Be a Game Changer?

    I found this brief behind the scenes one minute and forty two second piece from the upcoming HBO series Girls created by Lena Dunham and after I watched it I could not help but think that this show could be a game changer.

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    New Trailer for Wish Me Away: Directed by Beverly Kopf & Bobbie Birleffi

    This will open in theatres in the summer but New Yorkers can catch it at the Athena Film Festival on February 11. Details here.

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    Sundance 2012 Success Story: Ava Duvernay

    One of the biggest success stories out of Sundance is Ava Duvernay. 

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    Sundance 2012: Interview With Aurora Gurerrero Director of Mosquita Y Mari

    Aurora Guerrero debuted her feature film 'Mosquita Y Mari' at Sundance 2012 and I had a chance to talk to her near the end of a hectic but exciting festival. She shared the secret of her $80,000 Kickstarter campaign success, and the importance of telling stories from the queer, Chicana ...

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    Lauren Greenfield and Ava Duvernay Win Top Directing Honors at Sundance

    Another Sundance is in the books and women and their films took many of the top honors in this past weekend's awards ceremony.

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    Interview with Valérie Donzelli - Director of Declaration of War

    Valérie Donzelli has made a heartbreaking film about the fight a couple goes through to save their son from a brain tumor.  They declare war on the cancer and with the support of their family their become singlemindely focused on saving him.  This story parallels the actual true ...

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    Maiwenn's Poliss Scores 13 Cesar Nominations Including Best Director and Best Picture

    The Maiwenn directed film Poliss scored the most Cesar nominations -- 13 --  including best picture, best screenplay and best director. 

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    Sundance 2012: Advice for Filmmakers

    Chicken and Egg Pictures always has a great party at Sundance: delicious home-cooked food paired with a celebration of women filmmakers and the folks who support and nurture them.

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    Sundance Video: Interview with Kristi Jacobson and Lori Silverbush - Directors of Finding North

    I caught up with 'Finding North' directors Kristi Jacobson and Lori Silverbush at Sundance 2012. The two shared some great advice for being female in filmland, and reveal why an all-woman crew can sometimes get stuff that others can't. Their strong advocacy documentary "Finding N...

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    What Bigelow Effect? Number of Women Directors in Hollywood Falls to 5 Percent

    The Oscar nominations this morning give us another year where there are no women directors included in the list. This year we won't see Kathryn Bigelow up on the stage giving out the best director award to the next winner. When she won two years ago there was much hope that the numbers of women di...

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