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American film criticwd:Q6896590
country of citizenship:
United States of America
educated at: University of Paris, University of London, Sweet Briar College
award received: John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship
Molly Haskell is an American feminist film critic and author. She contributed to The Village Voice—first as a theatre critic, then as a movie reviewer—and from there moved on to New York magazine and Vogue. Her most influential book is From Reverence to Rape: The Treatment of Women in the Movies (1974; revised and reissued in 1987). She co-hosted Turner Classic Movies' The Essentials with Robert Osborne in 2006 for one season. In 2013, Haskell received an Athena Film Festival Award for her leadership, creativity and the extraordinary example she sets for other women in the field.
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