THE WEEK IN WOMEN: Are 2015’s Gender Gains Sustainable? Plus Blanchett, Streisand and Hollywood’s Most Powerful Women — Brandy McDonnell Reports

As 2015 comes to a close, the question becomes are women’s box office successes just milestones in a particularly good

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SPOTLIGHT June 2015: GEENA DAVIS, Actress, Activist, Festival Co-Founder

geenaIt’s never a bad time to take a moment to appreciate Geena Davis. Throughout her career, she’s brought iconic female characters to the big screen. But focusing AWFJ’s Spotlight on Davis at this time is a particularly fitting tribute to the Oscar-winning actress, coming as it does in the wake of Davis’ first annual Bentonville Film Festival. Read on…

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Martha Lauzen’s Latest Stats Study: No Progress on On-Screen Gender Equality! – Jennifer Merin reports

Dr. Martha Lauzen, who heads San Diego State University’s Center for the Study of Women in Film and Television, has

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Anne Thompson’s THE $11 BILLION YEAR (Exclusive Excerpt)

After reporting on everything movies for 25 years, Hollywood pundit Anne Thompson, an AWFJ member, has written her first book. It’s fascinating. We preview it here, with an exclusive excerpt from Chapter Seven: Women, Politics and Zero Dark Thirty. After reading AWFJ’s exclusive excerpt, you can purchase The $11 Billion Year in its entirety from HarperCollins Publishers or book sellers.

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