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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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    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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    Hollywood Memoir: A Young Woman's Intro to Filmmaking in The Golden Age

    It was 1973 when I arrived in Hollywood with all the usual hopes, dreams, and expectations...A few weeks later, I was sent to the production offices of "The Godfather: Part II," which filmed on the Paramount lot for a month before moving on to the Dominican Republic for the Cuba sequences.

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    Jennifer Lawrence Tops Forbes Most Powerful Actress List

    Jennifer Lawrence has come a long way since 2010's "Winter's Bone." She landed a Best Actress nomination for that hardscrabble drama, won the Oscar for "Silver Linings Playbook" and a supporting actress nomination for "American Hustle." But it's her franchise roles as Katniss Everdeen in the "Hunger...

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    Debra Granik Goes Rogue with First Doc 'Stray Dog'

    Filmmaker Debra Granik earned an impressive four Oscar nominations for 2010's 'Winter's Bone.' Her latest film, and first foray into documentary, plays the New York Film Festival this week.

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    WATCH: Lauren Greenfield's Brilliant 'Like a Girl' Always Spot (VIDEO)

    The issue of how society views women and girls is front and center these days. And many folks are stepping up the consciousness-raising that so clearly needs to happen. Geena Davis is on the case. So is Women and Hollywood. And so is documentary filmmaker Lauren Greenfield ("The Queen of Versailles"...

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    Geena Davis Shares Two Simple Steps for Making Hollywood Less Sexist

    Geena Davis doesn't just play strong women onscreen in films like "Thelma & Louise" and "A League of Their Own" -- she also helps them succeed in real life, through her Institute on Gender in Media, which is behind some of the most thorough research on the media's depictions of gender and sex.

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