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2) Entrepreneurial Female Icon; Niki Caro. Whale Rider is of course the biggest hit around the pod, but before that, Caro took a running leap and directed her first TV series with no experience. #modcloth #makeitwork

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Great Directors Speak! Robert Bresson & Chantal Akerman

A self-portrait by Belgian filmmaker Chantal Akerman. The first part opens with Akerman in her apartment, reading from a text directly to the camera, describing the often humorous problems she encountered making this film. The second lets Akerman’s films speak for her, taking clips from her extensive filmography and linking them anonymously until they form a new film. There are scenes from Jeanne Dielman, her best-known film, but also glimpses of several other works — her forays into…

"You’re allowed to make things for women on television … you don’t have to go through the humiliation of having made something directed at women. There it’s just accepted, whereas if it’s a feature, it’s like “So, talk to me about chick flicks.” ... I just think it’s insulting that if there is something with women in it, it’s relegated to this kind of trash heap. It doesn’t matter what it is, how good it is, if there is emotion in it, it’s immediately going to be talked down to." ~ Callie…

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The 8 Best Stretches to Do Before Running

The 8 Best Stretches to Do Before Running | Nothing can derail your fitness goals like an injury. Running with muscles that are cold and not properly stretched can result in a muscle strain that keeps you off your feet -- and off the road or trail -- for days, weeks or even months. Beginning each running workout with a 5- to 10-minute jog followed by stretching helps warm up your muscles sufficiently so they’re primed for your run, whether it’s a couple of miles or a marathon.