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Emmy Awards: Ayo Edebiri, Ali Wong, and More Wins for Women!

Monday, January 15 marked  the 75th Emmy Awards. Due to the WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes in 2023, the award show was delayed by four months. It covered television from June 1, 2022-May 31, 2023. Despite the vast scope that the Emmys were covering this year, there was a noticeable lack of women in categories not specifically set for women, both in nominations and in wins.read more.

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Celebrating Phoebe Waller-Bridge On Her Birthday

Happy birthday, Phoebe Waller-Bridge! Today is the perfect day to celebrate one of our generation’s most prized talents. 

Phoebe Waller-Bridge is a British writer, director, and actor, known best for her TV series Fleabag. Born in London, Phoebe began her career as an actor, performing at the Soho Theater and other places in London.read more.

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Ending BHM 2023 Coverage with a Shower of Praise for Viola Davis

On Thursday afternoon, February 9, 2023, I received the following email from the Film at Lincoln Center Patrons Desk, announcing that Viola Davis would be the honoree for their 2023 Chaplin Award Gala. This was sixteen days after the world learned that Viola Davis would not be a candidate for a 2023 Oscar in the Best Actress category.… read more.

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Filmmaker Melina Matsoukas Makes Powerful Connections

During Black History Month, we are taking the opportunity to celebrate some of the many incredible Black woman artists that we know and love. Our next artist is Melina Matsoukas! 

Melina Matsoukas is a director and producer of film, television, and music videos. Interestingly, her very first film was actually destroyed upon completion, because it did not live up to her standards. read more.

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