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Ilana Glazer

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Ilana Glazer.
Photo by Lane Savage, courtesy of Comedy Central.
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Ilana Glazer.

Photo by Lane Savage, courtesy of Comedy Central.

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Gila Almagor

Gila Almagor earned acclaim as a writer, actress, and filmmaker for her autobiographical Summer of Aviya in 1988, but when critics questioned details of her story, she embraced the criticism and went on to create a sequel, 1995’s Under the Domim Tree.

Anouk Aimée

French actress Anouk Aimée captivated audiences in films from Fellini’s La Dolce Vita in 1960 to Altman’s Prêt à Porter in 1994.

Anouk Aimee, 1963

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Publicity photo of French actress Anouk Aimee in 1963 for 8 1/2.

Image courtesy of Embassy Pictures via Wikimedia Commons.

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Publicity photo of French actress Anouk Aimee in 1963 for 8 1/2.

Image courtesy of Embassy Pictures via Wikimedia Commons.

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Nechama Tec

Nechama Tec’s experiences as a child in the Holocaust led to her career highlighting nontraditional stories of the Holocaust, and inspired the movie Defiance.

Julie Taymor

Julie Taymor’s bold, experimental style in directing plays and films has led to two Tonys (including the first Best Director Tony won by a woman) and an Emmy.

"They Can Kill You But They Can't Eat You" Front Cover by Dawn Steel

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The cover of Dawn Steel's autobiography They Can Kill You But They Can't Eat You: Lessons From the Front, written in 1993.

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The cover of Dawn Steel's autobiography They Can Kill You But They Can't Eat You: Lessons From the Front, written in 1993.

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Johanna Spector

Through her scholarship and the documentary films she produced, Johanna Spector not only preserved the music of Jewish communities around the world but introduced them to new audiences.

Tess Slesinger

A novelist with a skill for balancing deep emotion with biting satire, Tess Slesinger became one of the first writers to explicitly discuss abortion in her 1932 story, “Missis Flinders.”

Death of Susan Braun, dance archivist

October 3, 1995
Artist Susan Braun made an about-face in her career in the art world and began to fill the need of documenting dance on film.

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