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Terry’s Picks: Viola Davis, Caroline Waterlow, Joi McMillon

Viola Davis: Congratulations to Viola Davis, who became the first black actor to win an Oscar, Emmy and Tony Award this weekend. And with her role in Fences, she is only the second person in history to win a Tony and an Oscar for playing the same role but in different categories. (The first? Yul Brynner...

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WEEKLY ROUNDUP: WATCH #52FILMS & NIX FREE LABOR

Photo via WomenInFilm.org In a viewing slump? Pledge to watch #52FilmsByWomen. That should tide you over. Winona Ryder’s looks almost kept her from being cast in Heathers. The horror! A+E CEO Nancy Dubuc discusses the lack of new television creators. (VIDEO) CBS is bringing back our favorite female sleuths (that aren’t Jessica Fletcher). A short piece on why...

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LAFF Spotlights Female Editors

LA Film Festival Director Stephanie Allain We’re excited to read in a Variety article that the LA Film Festival will be spotlighting the achievements of women in the film industry: “Stephanie Allain, in her second year as the festival director, says the fest aims to celebrate the contributions of women each year, with 2013 featuring...

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