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“The co-founders of WOMAN WITH A MOVIE CAMERA (from5to7.com), a global platform committed to increasing the visibility of trans/cis women and all genderqueer/trans people, present the first NEW YORK FEMINIST FILM WEEK. Taking intersectional and transnational feminist approaches to interrogating cultural constructions of gender, sex, race, and class, our program aims to foster critical »
On February 11, the Athena Film Festival (Barnard College, Feb. 9-12, 2017) is screening the documentary Women Who Run Hollywood (dir. Julia and Clara Kuperberg, 2017), which focuses on early female film pioneers. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion on the topic of early female filmmakers and their invisibility in film history. For more »
CFP: Feminist Media Histories “Gender and Labor in Media Histories.” Guest editor Denise McKenna Due: January 15, 2017 “We invite proposals for a special issue of Feminist Media Histories on the topic of Gender and Labor. All media production depends on the combined effort of skilled workers whose labor is circumscribed by gender and by historical context. »
Trailer for the recent restoration of Shoes (Lois Weber, 1916) by the EYE Film Institute.
"Ellen O’Mara Sullivan and her husband, James M. Sullivan, started what scholars have called the most prolific indigenous film company of the silent period, the Film Company of Ireland (FCOI)."
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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.