• New Profiles & Essays: January-February 2018!

      New Profiles from January-February 2018! Film accompanist Hazel Burnett (United States) by Kendra Preston Leonard. Actress, producer, and director Helena Cortesina (Spain) by Elena Cordero Hoyo Actress, screenwriter, director, and producer Lottie Lyell (Australia) by Margot Nash Film accompanist and inventor Alice Jay Smythe (United States) by Kendra Preston Leonard.   New Overview Essays »

  • Campaign to raise funds for Alice Micheaux’s headstone a success!

      The GoFundMe campaign to raise money to place a headstone at Alice B. Russell‘s (aka Mrs. Micheaux) unmarked grave was a success! From Terri Frances, Director of Black Film Center/Archive in Indiana: Alice Burton Russell Micheaux June 30, 1899 – January 1, 1985 A memorial to celebrate the life and pioneering film career of Alice B. »