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Women in Film

6 Female Movie Characters Who Overcome the Odds

Movies have the special ability to transform real-life tales into captivating, compelling stories. And no stories are more empowering (or complex to translate onscreen) than those of women who achieved greatness against all odds. Read More »

How "The Diary of a Teenage Girl" Creates Film's First Real Teenage Heroine

By Jenni Miller When Minnie Goetze strides onto movie screens this weekend, it will mark the arrival of the first real-life, modern heroine for teenage girls — ever.  Read More »

Participants for Meryl Streep-Funded Screenwriters Lab Announced

Meryl Streep has always been a trailblazer in Hollywood. Lately, she's been helping other women become their own trailblazers by advocating for women who work behind the scenes in film. Read More »

See the First Picture of Kerry Washington as Anita Hill in HBO’s "Confirmation"

Actress Kerry Washington gave us a sneak peek Tuesday of her new role playing Anita Hill in HBO's upcoming film, "Confirmation."  Read More »

Coming 2017: "Pitch Perfect 3"

"Pitch Perfect 3" is slated for a 2017 release, Variety confirmed Monday. Universal Pictures will release the movie on July 21, 2017. Read More »

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