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    3 of 25 Films Inducted into National Film Registry Directed by Women

    The Librarian of Congress, James Billington, picked the next batch of 25 films to be inducted into the National Film Registry. 3 of the 25 films chosen by Billington are directed by women. There are several women centric films including Breakfast at Tiffany’s and One Survivor Remembers.

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    Angelina Jolie to Direct Unbroken for Universal

    Angelina Jolie is set to direct Unbroken, her first major studio film. The film is for Universal and Walden Media. Based on Laura Hillenbrand’s best-selling 2010 book, Unbroken looks at the life of Louis Zamperini, Olympic athlete and Air Force officer during WWII. Zamperini survived a plane ...

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    6 of 12 Sundance Institute Screenwriters Lab Project Picks Written by Women

    The Sundance Institute has picked 12 projects to participate in their January Screenwriters Lab. The workshop provides writers the opportunity to find financing and other resources for their films. It also gives them a shot at participating in the famed festival. Of the 12 projects selected, 6 are w...

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    Final Trailer for Zero Dark Thirty

    Zero Dark Thirty hits theatres in NY and LA tomorrow.  In anticipation here is the final trailer for the must talked about (even before it is released) film. 

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    The Women Directed Films That Are Qualified for 85th Academy Awards

    On Friday the Academy released the list of the 282 films that have qualified for best picture.  Animated, Documentaries and Foreign language films are also eligible for best picture if they meet the qualifications.

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    Trailer Watch: Yelling to the Sky - Written and Directed by Victoria Mahoney

    Trailer Watch: Yelling to the Sky - Written and Directed by Victoria Mahoney

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    Chicken & Egg Pictures Awards $220,000 in Grants to Women Filmmakers

    Chicken & Egg Pictures, one of our favorite nonprofits supporting women filmmakers, announced $220,000 in grant funds to 25  documentaries directed by women.  And while we usually don't print press releases we want you to read about these movies and their descriptions because they ...

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    No Women Directors Included in First Seven Films in 2013 Berlin International Film Festival

    The 63rd annual Berlin International Film Festival has just announced the first six films in their competition line up.  Thus far, it’s not looking good for women. Of the 7 films announced today (one is a special screening), none are directed by women.

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    The NAACP Image Awards Nominations Ignore Ava DuVernay

    Dear Nominators of the NAACP Image Awards:

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    Washington D.C. Area Film Critics and AFI Announce Picks of 2012

    We are officially in the center of awards season and yesterday both the Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association and the American Film Institute announced their winners in film (AFI also includes television). Bigelow and Zero Dark Thirty continue to rack up the awards, Jessica Chastain walked a...

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