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    Must-See 'Makers' Tackles 'Women in Hollywood'

    For the best explication of what forces keep women in check in Hollywood, see the latest installment of the "Makers" series on PBS, "Women in Hollywood," which airs October 7 at 9 pm Eastern. "Hollywood measures success with awards and dollars," states narrator Julia Roberts.

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    Watch: Joseph Gordon-Levitt Wants You to Define Feminism

    Joseph Gordon-Levitt is inviting you to participate in his upcoming HitRECord on TV Season Two Pivot show on moms. He wants you to define what feminism means to you.

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    Vivica A. Fox, LisaGay Hamilton, Neema Barnette & Others to be Honored at the Lady Filmmakers Festival.

    "Lady Filmmakers is a festival where people of diverse backgrounds converge with common interests and goals. It’s a Film Festival that recognizes and celebrates the tremendous contribution of women to film and the importance in the collaborative spirit amongst men and women.” - Executive Director & ...

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    Roopa Jeevaji On Her Upcoming Film "In Search of America, Inshallah"

    Roopa Jeevaji is the producer of the film "In Search of America, Inshallah.” The film tells the story of a young Pakistani woman who comes to America in search of her husband but finds her emancipation instead. This film also emphasizes on the importance of women's education.

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    San Sebastian Festival Spotlights Early Hollywood Filmmaker Dorothy Arzner

    Dorothy Arzner (1897-1979) was one of a kind in the history of American cinema, the only woman to carve out a professional career as a director in Hollywood's Golden Age. In its 62nd edition, the San Sebastian Festival pays homage to the work of Arzner, today considered a pioneer in women's incorpor...

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    Women to Watch: Cuban Producer Ivonne Cotorruelo

    Ivonne Cortorruelo is a remarkably busy (and very happy) young producer epitomizing the energetic activities happening these days in Cuba.

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    The Female Superhero Finally Strikes Back

    Suddenly there's momentum for female superhero movies, thanks to Warner Bros. and DC breaking the ice with Gal Gadot's Wonder Woman in "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice." This has led to Sony entering the female fray with a Spider-Man spinoff scripted by Lisa Joy ("Burn Notice," "Pushing Daisies")...

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    Top Ten Box Office Takeaways, as Action Star Scarlett Johannson in 'Lucy' Lays Out The Rock in 'Hercules'

    Two new openings led by Number One Grosser "Lucy" stood out among this weekend's Top 10 grosses. But this fresh new blood wasn't enough to staunch the overall ongoing box office bleeding. The leading films grossed around $130 million, another significant shortfall ($22 million) from the same time la...

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    'Maleficent' Crosses $700 Million Worldwide, Shining Jewel in Lackluster Summer

    Disney's "Maleficent," which opened May 30, has topped $700 million worldwide, marking Jolie’s highest-grossing live action film of all time domestically, internationally and globally, as well as the highest grossing original film of 2014 worldwide. "Maleficent" is a shining jewel in a dull summer b...

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    21st Century Fox Announces the Fox Global Directors Initiative

    21st Century Fox and Fox Audience Strategy just announced the launch of the Fox Global Directors Initiative, dedicated to championing diverse voices and perspectives spanning film, broadcast, cable and digital.

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