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Only 29 percent of Hollywood’s speaking roles are filled by women, study says

By Ryan Faughnder, Los Angeles Times

February 24, 2016

An extensive new study of diversity in Hollywood paints a damning portrait of the film and television industry behind and in front of the camera, describing the media landscape as "whitewashed" and calling the lack of inclusion...

Big Muddy documentaries talk social issues

By Marissa Novel, @MarissaNovelDE |Daily Egyptian

February 25, 2015

Last year, news about Michael Brown and Eric Garner, both black men killed by police officers, dominated headlines.While these men are now dead, questions concerning black masculinity and police brutality date further back than...

Centralia’s Blaquefyre film festival showcases local talent

By Chase Myers | @chasemyers_DE | Daily Egyptian

January 23, 2015

Events like the famous Sundance Film Festival and the Cannes Film Festival are prime examples of innovated minds gathering to showcase creativity.While these events are distant from the Midwest, The Blaquefyre Independent Fi...

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