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    Check Out This Telling Chart on Women Directors at Cannes Over the Past Decade

    The number of women directors who make it into the Cannes lineup is a source of yearly contention. And it makes sense. Over the past ten years, there's been virtually no consistent improvement in terms of women auteurs landing in the hallowed competition program. Un Certain Regard has gradually impr...

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    Women to Watch: Graziella Bildesheim and MAIA Workshops

    MAIA Workshops is an advanced training and coaching program for new European producers that provides them with the fundamental tools needed to steer an audiovisual project through the different phases of development, production and distribution.

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    Deceiving Monsters: Lucia Puenzo on "The German Doctor" (Wakolda)

    Fictionalized history in any artistic expression differs from the theories created by revisionists to carve out a narrative that fits their beliefs. Cinematic reinterpretations often, as they should, focus on the characters’ human condition, those emotions or personal plights that never make it to t...

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    PR Awardees at the Dortmund | Cologne IWFF 2014

    Recently, after six days of program, this year’s Dortmund|Cologne International Women's Film Festival came to a close in Cologne’s Odeon Cinema with a presentation ceremony totalling four awards and €16,000 worth of prize money. Spanish director Neus Ballús won the €10,000 debut feature film competi...

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    The 62nd San Sebastian Festival Will Dedicate a Retrospective to the Filmmaker Dorothy Arzner

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

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    'The Master' Producer JoAnne Sellar, Warner Bros. Exec Sue Kroll and CBS Films' Terry Press Topline Chapman's Women in Focus Conference

    This is one panel I want to attend. Why? Well, these three women are damned smart and if they share a fraction of what they know about producing, distribution, marketing and the state of Hollywood and the independents today, we will all be the wiser.

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    Putting Money on the Bechdel Test (GRAPHS)

    The Bechdel test has proven an intriguing -- if far from wholly accurate -- method of figuring out a film's level of female character development. Are there two women in a given film? Do they talk to each other -- and about something other than men? In a fascinating piece on FiveThirtyEight, the Bec...

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    LatinoBuzz: Kiki Melendez' Debut Feature “Journey of a Female Comic” to Open in Time for Cinco de Mayo

    Starring Latino comedienne Kiki Melendez, Journey of a Female Comic,is a documentary comedy that will be released through AMC Theatres’ AMC Independent Program in Los Angeles and San Diego on May 2nd, 2014 with other major markets to follow. The date will also see the release of “Water & Power”, whi...

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    Dortmund|Cologne International Women's Film Festival

    Taking place from April 8-13, the 31st edition of the Dortmund | Cologne International Women’s Film Festival will have it’s main program in the city of Cologne. A small selection will be seen in Dortmund as well.

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    Cate Blanchett and Kerry Washington Among Women in Film's Five Crystal and Lucy Award Winners

    LA non-profit Women in Film, an organization committed to galvanizing support and visibility for women in the entertainment industry, has unveiled the 2014 Crystal + Lucy Awards winners. Honors will be given at a benefit gala on June 11 at the Hyatt Regency in Los Angeles.

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