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    Athena FF: Callie Khouri on the Difference between Women Characters in Film vs. TV

    Asked what changes she might make to the ending of "Thelma and Louise," Khouri replied, "Have them drive faster."

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    Interview: Callie Khouri on Female Likability and Nashville's Upcoming Guest Stars

    The "Nashville" creator speaks with Melissa Silverstein about what to expect in the second half of her show's sophomore year, the demand for female likability, and the one women-directed film that's been shut out of Oscar season this year.

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    TV: Why You Should Watch Nashville

    'Nashville' is a remarkably sophisticated exploration of how women are processed into the entertainment-industrial complex, and what happens to them when they try to carve out independent identities within it.

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    Athena Film Festival 2014 to Honor Sherry Lansing, Keri Putnam, Callie Khouri and Kasi Lemmons

    The fourth annual Athena Film Festival, focused on women and leadership and headed by Indiewire’s own Melissa Silverstein of Women and Hollywood, will take place February 6-9, 2014 at Barnard College.

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    Sherri Lansing, Keri Putnam, Callie Khouri, Kasi Lemmons to be Honored at Athena FF

    The Fourth Annual Athena Film Festival will present former Paramount and 20th Century Fox chief Sherry Lansing with the Laura Ziskin Lifetime Achievement Award, as well as salute Sundance Executive Director Keri Putnam, Nashville showrunner Callie Khouri, and Black Nativity director Kasi Lemmons...

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    Callie Khouri Talks Season Two of Nashville

    Season Two of Nashville starts tonight at 10pm on ABC, and if you care about shows with strong women creators and shows created and run by women, you need to support this show. The women are everywhere. We were able to have a short phone chat with Callie yesterday, on the eve of season two.

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    Women Make Small Incremental Gains Onscreen and Behind the Scenes

    As the new TV season starts, we get the annual look Boxed In: Employment of Behind-the-Scenes and OnScreen Women in 2012-13 Prime-time Television from Dr. Martha Lauzen at San Diego State (god bless her, she's now done this for 16 years since 1997-98) that shows how women fared behind the scenes and...

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    Why Women in Power Positions Matter

    While we are stil digesting the bad news from yesterday with the release of statistics on the low amount of women onscreen in films, TV continues to be the bright spot regarding women's representation onscreen. But as the film study showed, having women in leadership behinds the scenes matters to w...

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    Interview with Callie Khouri - Creator of Nashville

    Women and Hollywood is a big fan of Nashville (we love Connie Britton) and Callie Khouri.  We were excited to get an opportunity to talk with Ms. Khouri as the show returns with a new episode tonight at 10pm on ABC.

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    Musical Drama 'Nashville' Gets a Full Season Pick-Up From ABC

    While "Nashville" has gotten a little sluggish in its storytelling since its promising, lively start, it's still a solid show with a great leading turn by Connie Britton and dependably good musical numbers from composer and music producer T-Bone Burnett. So it's welcome n...

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