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Lost Visionaries of the Silent Screen: Highlights from the Women Film Pioneers Project Friday, November 11, 2016 University of Chicago Logan Center for the Arts 915 E. 60th St., Chicago Co-organized by Aurore Spiers (CMS) and Kate Saccone (Columbia University) Officially launched online in 2013, the Women Film Pioneers Project has played an important »
CFP: Women and the Silent Screen IX: “Histories, Her-stories, and Methods” Co-sponsored by Shanghai Theater Academy and Contemporary Cinema June 16-18, 2017 Shanghai, China “…. this conference invites colleagues to reflect upon the methods of historiography centered on women film workers in the silent era. Who and what become the visible subjects of this historiography, and why? What »
A round-up of recent press mentions and articles relating to the Women Film Pioneers Project: Washington Square News: “Anthology Film Archives Celebrate Female Filmmakers” (9/22/16). The Village Voice: “Celebrate the Women Who Mastered the Silver Screen at Anthology Film Archives” (9/20/16) Artforum: “Wise Guy” (9/16/16) Film Journal International: “The Celluloid Ceiling: Anthology Film Archives Surveys »
Trailer for the recent restoration of Shoes (Lois Weber, 1916) by the EYE Film Institute.
"Murillo wrote or adapted over fifty films from 1913 to 1934 in the United States, England, and France, including slapstick comedies, melodramas, fairy tale adaptations, and vehicles for female stars such as [Theda] Bara, Ethel Barrymore, Clara Kimball Young, Olga Petrova, and Norma Talmadge."
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Jane Gaines, Radha Vatsal, and Monica Dall’Asta, eds. Women Film Pioneers Project. Center for Digital Research and Scholarship. New York, NY: Columbia University Libraries, 2013.