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Terry’s Picks: August 13

Congratulations To: Gloria Steinem who will be awarded the Metal of Freedom, the country’s highest civilian honor. It is well-deserved. Oprah Winfrey was also named as a recipient.

Check Out: the ten most exciting young women directors, according to Matthew Hammett Knott of Indiewire.

Did You Know: Women scooped up half the Emmy nods for directing episodic television, in spite of having only directed 15% of the episodes? What more is needed to prove that women can excel in this job that continues to be closed to most women?

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