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    Gender Inequality in Film: In Infographic Form

    Following the record-breaking opening of "Hunger Games: Catching Fire" last weekend, the New York Film Academy decided to take a closer look at women in film and what, if any advancements women are making in film-- and create an infographic based on their findings.

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    Heroines of Cinema: Almodóvar’s Seven Favorite Actresses

    The term “Almodóvar’s women” is irrevocably tied to his cinema, though it is not a phrase that I like. For a start, it perpetuates the trope of a male leader surrounded by a rotating orbit of females. More importantly, the women in question - whether fictional characters, or the actresses who play t...

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    Do We Need a Crowdfunding Site for Women? Plum Alley Thinks So.

    There is already a glut of crowdfunding start-ups trying to lay claim to their piece of the crowdfunding pie. Plum Alley, which launched last month, is hoping there's room for another -- one that's devoted to women creators.

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    Heroines of Cinema: 10 Great Films About Female Sexuality By Female Filmmakers

    This week we aim to highlight ten of the best female-directed films made this century concerning female sexuality, whether directly or more obliquely.

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    5 Highlights from Women Film Pioneers Project: African-American Women in Silent Film, Women Camera Operators and More

    Last week, we wrote about Columbia University Libraries' newly launched Women Film Pioneers Project, a compendium of film resources and material seeking to reverse the historical fallacy that the film production process is and always has been male-dominated. Here are some highlights from the project...

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    Andrea Arnold and Naomi Foner Talk About Being Female Filmmakers

    Filmmakers Naomi Foner ("Very Good Girls") and Andrea Arnold ("Fishtank") participated in the Story Creation and the Artistic Process panel as part of the NYFF Live series of filmmaker conversations, making the panel's gender balance 50/50 (the other two panelists were Larry Gross and Henry Bean). W...

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    Heroines of Cinema: Hiring Women in Theory and Practice

    It sometimes feels like those who complain about the status of women in film and those in a position to do anything about it are two different breeds. In writing my Heroines of Cinema column for Indiewire, I was nothing if not happy to highlight the problem. But having taken a break in order to make...

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    Rania's Top Ten for 2010- Including debut features by 3 female directors

    Rania's Top Ten for 2010- Including debut features by 3 female directors

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    Taking on an off-limits topic: 12TH & DELAWARE

    Taking on an off-limits topic: 12TH & DELAWARE

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    Video Clip: Marina Abramović, performance artist extraordinaire (and James Franco)

    Video Clip: Marina Abramović, performance artist extraordinaire (and James Franco)

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