Women in Hollywood

Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Elisabeth SeredaSeptember 24, 2020

If you are a woman in America you owe her your right to have a credit card in your own name, your consent for your medical treatments, the ability...

Kasi Lemmons
Margaret GardinerSeptember 2, 2020

Eve’s Bayou is the film that introduced the then 36-year-old Kasi Lemmons to audiences as a director. It is also the film that Ebert once rated “...

Cathy Schulman
Elisabeth SeredaAugust 17, 2020

Rule Breaker, Yale graduate, feminist. Academy Award-winner. At 55, Women in Film president Cathy Schulman has seen it all. From gender...

Marjane Satrapi
Margaret GardinerAugust 11, 2020

Born in Iran, director, and graphic novelist Marjane Satrapi takes on the story of Madame Curie (Rosamund Pike) in the film Radioactive. The woman...

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Director Gina Prince-Bythewood helms an action adventure, “The Old Guard” on Netflix, based on a graphic novel with super-heroes that don’t fit the normal spectrum.
Margaret GardinerJuly 20, 2020

Gina Prince-Bythewood is the director of The Old Guard, an action-adventure based on a graphic novel with super-heroes that don’t fit the normal...

Rebecca Cutter (3rd from left) - Creator, Director, Executive Producer and writer of "Hightown" on Starz with director, Rachel Morrison (***featured in Women in Hollywood before)
Margaret GardinerJuly 6, 2020

What happens when a woman writes a crime drama? You get the crime, you get the drama, and you get a little something more – characters who aren’t...

Rita McGhee
Margaret GardinerJune 24, 2020

Emmy nominated Costume designer Rita McGhee was a student at Howard University when she had a life-changing encounter with Spike Lee. “I reached...

Suzi Quatro
Elisabeth SeredaJune 22, 2020

“I do not compromise for anybody. Still don’t." She is rock’n roll’s female trailblazer. She has sold 55 million records. She is the rockstar the...

Daria Bondarenko and Irina Sosnovaya
Nellee HolmesJune 18, 2020

Yellow, Black and White is one of Russia’s leading entertainment groups.Renowned in the country for both film and TV, YBW is the studio behind...

Maggie Kylie
Margaret GardinerJune 15, 2020

“You have to be able to trust your instincts; when you do, in the moment, you can be successful.”It started with a backyard charity production of...