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Melissa Silverstein weighs in on Harvey Weinstein for Refinery29

MELISSA SILVERSTEIN, FOUNDER of Women and Hollywood, talked to Refinery29 about her organization, Harvey Weinstein, and the most pressing issues that need to be addressed in terms of gender disparity in Hollywood today. Read…
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Melissa Silverstein weighs in on Wonder Woman’s success

IN AN ARTICLE for Variety, Melissa Silverstein, founder and publisher of Women and Hollywood wrote, “I think this summer has made it clear that there are less true movie stars than people thought.” She continued,…
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Melissa Silverstein talks about upcoming Wonder Woman movie

THE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED film, “Wonder Woman,” starring Gal Gadot is expected to be released in 2017. According to Melissa Silverstein, artist director of the Athena Film Festival, “It’s the first movie that a woman has…
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Women and Hollywood heads to Medium

MELISSA SILVERSTEIN started her Women and Hollywood blog eight and half years ago to address the gender gap in the entertainment industry. Five years ago, she brought it to the Indiewire Blog Network…
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The 6th Annual Athena Film Festival takes place this month

THE SIXTH ANNUAL Athena Film Festival, co-founded by Melissa Silverstein runs from February 18-21 at Barnard College in New York City. This year’s line-up includes an impressive list of thought-provoking, narrative, documentary and short films. Check out more about the festival, including a…
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