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    Immersed in Movies: Pretty Females vs. the Bold Feminism of 'Frozen'

    Now that the "Frozen" "pretty female" controversy has thawed, let's take a look at how Disney shatters the fairy tale model with two strong female heroines.

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    Women to Watch: Susan Johnston and Her New Media Film Festival

    Rhode Island Comic Con - Saturday Nov. 2nd Susan Johnston will be at the www.NewMediaFilmFestival.com booth until 2PM. On Sunday November 3, 2013 at NOON enjoy The Best Of New Media Film Festival Screening Series at RI Convention Center, Over 20,000 people are expected to attend! www.RIComicCon.com

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    Kimberly Peirce Talks Long-Gestating Queer Comedy 'Butch Academy,' Plus Read NYT Profile on Director's Return with 'Carrie' UPDATED

    UPDATE: Director Kimberly Peirce has plans to rewrite and resuscitate her long in the works, Judd Apatow-shepherded queer comedy "Butch Academy." She told the Playlist that the project "had transmen transitioning, it had butches and straight men sharing advice about how to please women. It crosses s...

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    Sundance Fave 'Concussion' Is a Sexy, Sometimes Troubling Look at Sexuality and Self-Worth (TRAILER)

    The title of Stacie Passon's new film "Concussion" is a bit of a misdirect. The eponymous baseball accident in the first five minutes of the film could well be the cause of everything that follows, but it could also be little more than an instigating incident--a fluke of life that separates what wa...

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    Women to Watch: Alice Guy-Blaché, the First Woman Director

    Kickstarter has raised more than the $200,000 goal with 6 hours to go. We will get to see an entire researched transmedia and filmed project to rediscover the first woman director, 1895, Alice Guy-Blaché, a French woman who was raised in Chile

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    Women in Film Foundation Announces 2013 Film Finishing Fund Recipients

    The Women In Film Foundation’s Film Finishing Fund has announced the recipients of their 28th annual grant program, which provides cash grants and in-kind production services to the winners, among them two narrative features, one short and four documentaries.

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    Women, Fashion and the Movies

    The first annual Women and Fashion Film Fest, was founded by Jeanine Jeo-Hi Kim, and brings together the fashion and film industries in order to educate, inspire and examine pressing issues.

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    Lynda Obst's New Book 'Sleepless in Hollywood' Asks: Is There Still Room for Movies in the Movie Business?

    With six mega-hundred-million-dollar-movies already making belly flops into Hollywood’s summer movie pool, and the summer barely half over, it seems like everybody is worrying about the Future of Movies.

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    Women Kick Ass at Comic-Con: Guys, Don't Mess with Michelle Rodriguez!

    The actresses on the EW Women Who Kick Ass panel at Comic-Con started off soft and came on strong when moderator Sarah Vilkomerson asks them if they've ever experienced sexism on the job. Have they ever. It was like turning on a faucet as the women compared notes on surviving in what is still very m...

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    Women to Watch: Anne Makepeace and Joan Churchill

    Anne Makepeace and Joan Churchill have been making newsworthy documentaries for my own entire career.

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