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    Sundance Dealbook: Oprah Winfrey Buys Feminist Media Critique Miss Representation

    One of the big stories out of Sundance was Oprah Winfrey's determination to acquire docs for the Oprah Winfrey Network Documentary Film Club, to do for docs what she has done for books. At Sundance, OWN acquired Chaz Bono's Becoming Chaz, which offers the right combo of celeb biopic and gender-bending exotica. Also feeding the female demo is actress-documentarian Jennifer Siebel Newsom's earnest feminist media critique Miss Representation, which lays out the argument about how the way women are portrayed in the media--as objects of beauty-- impacts real girls and women. Siebel interviewed a wide range of women leaders including Condoleezza Ri...

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    Women and Hollywood Joins IndieWIRE Blog Network

    Please welcome Women and Hollywood to the indieWIRE blog network. It's an excellent fit. Melissa Silverstein is a swift and persistent cinephile who champions the female perspective. She shares info and insight about women filmmakers trying to get their films made and seen, as well as the legions of...

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    Women in Film Names New President, Producer Cathy Schulman

    Cathy Schulman, the Oscar-winning producer (Crash, The Illusionist, Tears of the Sun), will replace Jane Fleming as president of non-profit org Women In Film. Schulman's three-year term officially began January 1. Fleming declares: "I can think of no one better to take the reins of Women In Film as the organization grows in scope and impact to meet the challenges of the 21st century.  She is a proven leader, producer and visionary as well as a committed teacher, philanthropist and mentor.  Moreover, her production experience in film and television, both scripted and documentary, gives her a unique insight into the diverse needs of the women t...

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    Alliance of Women Film Journalists Awards Favor Kids Are All Right, Social Network

    The Kids Are All Right landed seven awards from The Alliance of Women Film Journalists, including best original screenplay, best ensemble and best actress (Annette Bening), while The Social Network scored four, including best film, director, adapted screenplay and score. Winter's Bone collected two ...

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    EXCLUSIVE: First Athena Film Festival Line-Up: Miss Representation, Desert Flower, Mo

    The Athena Film Festival has lined up its first program of narrative and documentary films, which will unspool February 10 to 13, 2011 on the Barnard Campus in New York City.

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    Women in Film Picks Finishing Fund Recipients

    For the 25th year, the Women in Film Foundation has selected grant recipients for its Film Finishing Fund.

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    EXCLUSIVE: Barnard College Hosts Inaugural Athena Film Festival Celebrating Women and Leadership

    Barnard College's Athena Center for Leadership Studies and Women and Hollywood.com are mounting the inaugural Athena Film Festival: A Celebration of Women and Leadership from February 10 through 13, 2011.

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    Legendary Anne V. Coates Coaches Student Editors at UCLA

    Every once in a while smart people get together to do good.

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    Longest Screen Kiss: Elena Undone Beats Hitchcock's Notorious

    One way to get attention is to break a record.

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    Women in Film Crystals: Off with Stilettos, On with Mentors

    The Women in Film Crystal Awards are like many other Hollywood awards shows--the folks who nab prizes are the ones who have enough studio backing to pay for some ads and a table, and everyone is there to sell something, whether it's their own brand, future employment or legacy.

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