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  • Apr. 23, 2018
    In 1920, philanthropist and women’s rights activist Catherine Filene published the popular book Careers for Women, designed to be “a complete and authoritative guide to the one hundred and sixty occupations open for women.” Women, according to Filene’s book, could be opera singers, dog raisers, or bee keepers; they could be surgeons, or secretaries, or stage designers...
  • Apr. 23, 2018
    What can be more badass than a bunch of women directors having their films screened at Tribeca Film Festival, one of the most prominent festivals in New York that showcase a diverse selection of indie films? Film Fatales is a community of diverse women in the TV and film industry who share resources, collaborate on projects, and build an environment in which to make their films...
  • Mar. 3, 2018
    “It really feels like the energy has shifted,” says Leah Meyerhoff, the founder of Film Fatales, an international community of female film directors and writers. “We’ve reached a tipping point. Weinstein was just the tip of the iceberg. For the first time in a long time women are being listened to and being believed...
  • Mar. 3, 2018
    Since the downfall of powerful producer Harvey Weinstein, stories of sexual harassment, assault and widespread abuses of power have rocked industries around the US and the world. But none has been more shaken than the entertainment industry...
  • Mar. 1, 2018
    An explosion in the number of women hired to direct pilot episodes of American television dramas suggests that outrage over sexual misconduct in Hollywood is forcing the entertainment industry to address gender inequality. This year, out of 41 broadcast drama pilots commissioned, 14 have female directors, according to analysis by Deadline, an entertainment news website...