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Women In Film

Leading Roles for Women in Movies Have Increased — But It's Not All Good News

Leading Roles for Women in Movies Have Increased — But It's Not All Good News

We were all ecstatic to leave 2016, but it turns out not everything about last year was terrible. It was actually a great year for women in movies, so... Read More »

"Jessica Jones" Is Only Hiring Female Directors for Its Second Season

When it comes to Netflix shows, we can definitely get behind "Jessica Jones," the gritty Marvel series that follows the eponymous superhero played by... Read More »

Watch Salamishah Tillet's MAKERS Story Produced By Reel Works

Watch Salamishah Tillet's MAKERS Story Produced By Reel Works

Reel Works is one of the leading youth media programs in New York City. Founded in 2001, the mission is centered on the belief that the practice of fi... Read More »

A Young Female Filmmaker Talks Race, Gender, and the Power of Education

A Young Female Filmmaker Talks Race, Gender, and the Power of Education

By Shay Maunz We here at Glamour's philanthropic initiative, The Girl Project, started our new video series, "Get Schooled," to highlight the succes... Read More »

Here's Why Jane Fonda Could Win an Oscar for a Single Scene

Here's Why Jane Fonda Could Win an Oscar for a Single Scene

By Katey Rich It's been nearly three decades since Jane Fonda was nominated for an Academy Award, but she's back in the awards race with a vengeance... Read More »

6 Female Movie Characters Who Overcome the Odds

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... Read More »

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

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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 teena... Read More »

Participants for Meryl Streep-Funded Screenwriters Lab Announced

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... Read More »

Jennifer Lawrence Will Reportedly Nab a Bigger Payday Than Chris Pratt for Their Next Movie (and Why It's a Big Deal)

Jennifer Lawrence Will Reportedly Nab a Bigger Payday Than Chris Pratt for Their Next Movie (and Why It's a Big Deal)

By Lynsey Eidel Consider this our "hell yeah!" moment of the day: Thanks to the success of "Jurassic World," the sci-fi megaflick "Passengers" (starr... Read More »

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

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

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

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