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Now available on DVD and Blu-ray: “Two Astonishing Films by Pioneer Woman Director Lois Weber.” Milestone Films is releasing new restorations two films by Lois Weber: Shoes (1916) and The Dumb Girl of Portici (1916) (starring dance star Anna Pavlova). For more information and to purchase the DVD/Blu-rays, click here! For more information on these films, check out »
Call for Papers: The 2018 British Silent Film Festival Symposium April 19-20, 2018 Dept. of Film Studies at Kings College London Deadline: March 20, 2018 “BSFFS aims to showcase new research in any aspect of film-making and film-going culture in Britain or the British Empire before 1930. We invite proposals for 15-20 minute papers. The »
Scandal! Two Films by Lois Weber Friday, March 9, 2018 – 7:00pm Logan Center for the Arts (915 E. 60th St., Chicago) Lois Weber (1879-1939) was the most celebrated woman director, screenwriter, and producer in Hollywood during the silent era. Known for progressive social dramas like Where Are My Children? (Weber and Phillips Smalley, »
Trailer for the recent restoration of Shoes (Lois Weber, 1916) by the EYE Film Institute.
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