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Kino Lorber has just announced the launch of their Kickstarter campaign for their upcoming release Pioneers: First Women Filmmakers. “Presented in association with the Library of Congress (and drawing from the collections of other world-renowned film archives), Pioneers will be the largest commercially-released video collection of films by women directors, and will focus on American films »
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 »
Trailer for the recent restoration of Shoes (Lois Weber, 1916) by the EYE Film Institute.
"Gerda Hintze is one of the pioneer female screenwriters who worked in early Finnish film."
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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.