New Profiles: October 2017
New WFPP Profiles – October 2017 Screenwriter/literary advisor Winnifred Eaton (United States) by Vito Adriaensens Actress, producer, director & screenwriter Diana Karenne (France, Germany, Italy) by Cristina Jandelli and Linda Del Gamba Film critic/historian & script assistant & intertitle translator María Luz Morales (Spain) by Begoña Soto-Vázquez Animator/director Lotte Reiniger (Canada, Germany, Italy, England) by »
Exhibition: “Las hijas de Alice Guy,” ALCINE 47 – Festival de cine de Alcalá de Henares, Nov. 3-26, 2017
An exhibition, entitled “The Daughters of Alice Guy,” will run from November 3-26, 2017 in Madrid, Spain, as part of ALCINE 47 (Festival de cine de Alcalá de Henares) From the festival’s website: Exposición: Las hijas de Alice Guy: Reimaginando una historia del cine La historia del cine es, como tantas otras, una historia »
CFP: Feminist Media Histories Special Issue on Sex and the Materiality of Adult Media
Call for papers: Feminist Media Histories special issue on Sex and the Materiality of Adult Media. Deadline: December 5, 2017 Guest editor: Elena Gorfinkel We invite proposals for a special issue on Sex and the Materiality of Adult Media. This issue of Feminist Media Histories considers the role of women and gender in sex media, broadly »
A Report on the Recent “Le Giornate del Cinema Muto”
Kate Saccone recaps Le Giornate del Cinema Muto, which took place recently in Pordeneone, Italy (September 30-October 7, 2017): The 36th edition of Le Giornate del Cinema Muto, the world’s foremost international silent film festival, took place a few weeks ago in Pordenone, Italy. This year marked my first visit to the annual event »
The Fall 2017 issue of Feminist Media Histories is now live!
The Fall 2017 issue of Feminist Media Histories is now live! Guest edited by WFPP contributor Mark Lynn Anderson, this edition of the feminist journal is a special issue on Betterment. From Anderson’s introduction: “In the 1910s it was practically unthinkable to hold a hearing on a pressing social problem, form a commission addressing inequities or corruption, or »
San Francisco Silent Film Festival’s “A Day of Silents” Program Announced!
The San Francisco Silent Film Festival presents “A Day of Silents” on Saturday, December 2, 2017, at the Castro Theatre. “One glorious day of live cinema with six programs of silent-era masterworks set to live musical accompaniment!” The program includes The Adventures of Prince Achmed (1926) by Lotte Reiniger and The Last Man on Earth (1924), »