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Terry’s Picks: Spark Diversity, Rachel Feldman, Sundance Women

Spark Diversity: Crowdfunding and distribution platform Seed & Spark announced the #100DaysOfDiversity initiative, a movement joining creators, audiences, brands, festivals and organizations to actively increase representation in entertainment in 100 days.

Rachel Feldman: Deadline has a wonderful interview with Rachel Feldman about her fight to get Fair Fight, about the Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, to the big screen. NYWIFT gave Rachel & Fair Fight the Ravenal Foundation Feature Film Grant for second-time women directors over 40 years of age in 2015.

Sundance Women: Missed the Women in Film panel in Sundance? Watch the whole thing here — the panel discusses how the power of film has an effect on global and domestic women’s issues, can prevent history from repeating itself and can humanize key moments in time — and how such movies can also succeed in the marketplace.

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