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Film & Television

The ‘Real’ Women of Independent Films

By Cecilia M. Ford, Ph.D.
By Cecilia M. Ford, Ph.D.

The lives dramatized in these films aren’t always easy to look at but we will all recognize parts of ourselves in them and be glad that these talented actresses and filmmakers have the courage to look honestly at these women. Quirky, ambiguous, contradictory, idiosyncratic, independent films are like real women themselves, always surprising, and in a class by themselves.

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News · Politics

The Wednesday Five: Women in Politics

By Women's Voices For Change
As we head into an election year, undoubtedly, women in politics continue to make headlines — both good ones and offensive ones. In this week’s Wednesday Five, we share five important articles that reflect the "State of Women in Politics."
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News

Wednesday 5: The Best of the Internet This Week

By Women's Voices For Change
Fifty essential feminist films curated by Flavorwire; Viola Davis as the leading lady we've all known her to be; activists doctor CoverGirl's "Get Your Game Face On" ad to transform it into a tool against domestic violence; Katie Nolan of Fox Sports shares some of the more insightful and thoughtful commentaries on the NFL's domestic violence cancer; and surprising and not so surprising answers to where nine now-powerful women were when they were 23.
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Books · Film & Television

‘Admission’: A Film for Women—Smart Women

By Alexandra MacAaron
By Alexandra MacAaron

"I'm going to get into so much trouble for saying this," says author Jean Hanff Korelitz. "I think women are more willing [than men] to keep multiple ideas in their heads at the same time. . . . We know that crazy humor and great sadness are bound up together, because that is the way many of us live our lives."

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Film & Television · News

THE BIG PICTURE—‘ELAINE STRITCH: SHOOT ME’

By Elizabeth Hemmerdinger
In an upcoming documentary, an icon tells the story of her early days on the stage, the false starts, the failed and full-blown romances, and her present-day struggles with time as she soldiers on from rehearsal to performance, cursing, praying, laughing, despairing, and wrestling with the tricks aging plays on us.
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Film & Television

Emmy Awards 2012: Watch the Women

By Alexandra MacAaron
Whether or not "Mad Men" can continue its Drama Series winning streak (and whether or not Jon Hamm finally receives the recognition he deserves), I can’t help but root for Christina Hendricks in the Supporting Drama Actress category. This was her character Joan’s year. . .
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