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The Women and the Silent Screen film conference will be taking place from June 16-18, 2017 in Shanghai, China. The theme of this conference, now in its 9th edition, is “Histories, Her-stories, and Methods.” The conference, which consists of panels and screenings, is sponsored by the Shanghai Theatre Academy, Shanghai Film Museum, and Contemporary »
From the Mostly Lost event page: The Library of Congress National Audio-Visual Conservation Center, Packard Campus presents “Mostly Lost 6: A Film Identification Workshop” on June 15-17, 2017 in Culpeper, Virginia. “Mostly Lost” will feature the screenings of unidentified, under-identified or misidentified silent and early sound films. Early film experts and archivists are encouraged to attend, »
Just released: Early Women Filmmakers: An International Anthology From Flicker Alley’s website: “More women worked in film during its first two decades than at any time since. Unfortunately, many early women filmmakers have been largely written out of film history, their contributions undervalued. This necessary and timely collection highlights the work of 14 of early cinema’s most »
Trailer for the recent restoration of Shoes (Lois Weber, 1916) by the EYE Film Institute.
German director, screenwriter, and actress.
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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.