• Women and Hollywood’s 10th Anniversary Celebration, Fall 2017

      From the Women and Hollywood website: “Women and Hollywood is celebrating its tenth anniversary this fall and we want you to be there! Founder and Publisher Melissa Silverstein will be hosting three different events — one in New York, one in Los Angeles, and one in London — to honor a decade of educating, advocating, and agitating for greater »

  • New WFPP Profiles & Overview Essays: Spring 2017

      A roundup of profiles and overview essays added to WFPP in the last few months: New Profiles (Spring 2017): Rosa Porten (Germany) Georgette Méliès (France) Katri Viita (Finland) Mary O’Connor (US/UK) Mary Lawton Metcalfe (US) Lucie Derain (France) Isabel Acuña (The Philippines) Greta Håkansson (Sweden) Bianca Virginia Camagni (Italy) Fan Xuepeng (China/Hong Kong) New »

  • Women and the Silent Screen IX, Shanghai, China, June 16-18, 2017

      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 »

  • Film Festival: “Mostly Lost 6: A Film Identification Workshop,” June 15-17, 2017, Library of Congress (Packard Campus), Culpeper, Virginia

      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, »