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WEEKLY ROUNDUP:MOTHER’S DAY MOVIES, LIFETIME OPPORTUNITIES & IT’S NOT “SWOOZY”

From sappy, to scary there’s a new or classic Mother’s Day Movie for everyone!

Eye-opening statistics about women during Broadway’s 2014-2015 season.

Lifetime announces Broad Focus–an initiative to put more women behind the camera.

FOX cancels The Mindy Project but Mindy’s taking it all in stride. Besides, Hulu knows better.

A delightful Q&A with Swoosie Kurtz reveals… we’ve been pronouncing her name wrong all these years.

This article “Sh*t People Say To Women Directors” needs no explanation. Grrr!

-KELLY GLOVER

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