• Film Series: “Germaine Dulac,” Film Society of Lincoln Center, August 24-30, 2018

      Germaine Dulac Film Society of Lincoln Center, New York, NY August 24-30, 2018 From the Film Society of Lincoln Center website: “The Film Society of Lincoln Center and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York announce Germaine Dulac, a survey of work by the pioneering figure of the French avant-garde and »

  • New Profiles: Spring 2018

      A round-up of our newest profiles since April 2018   Film publicist Leila Lewis (England) by Nathalie Morris Director/actress Kinuyo Tanaka (Japan) by Alejandra Armendáriz-Hernández Film editor Marguerite Renoir (France) by Maya Sidhu Distributor Edna Williams (United States) by Donald Crafton Screenwriter/actress Haydée Chikly (Tunisia) by Ouissal Mejri Travelogue filmmaker Aloha Wanderwell Baker (United States, »

  • Film screening: “Hardly Quiet: Women of the Silent Film Era,” New York Public Library, August 8, 2018

      Film screening: “Hardly Quiet: Women of the Silent Film Era,” New York Public Library, August 8, 2018 (6:30pm) From the NYPL event page: “A series of short films introduce female protagonists on the screen and behind the scenes. FEATURING ◦ A House Divided (1913, dir. Alice Guy-Blaché) ◦ Suspense (1913, dir. Lois Weber and Phillips Smalley) ◦ Thèmes »

  • “So many of the debates we’re having today were actually settled 100 years ago”: A Conversation with Shelley Stamp

      Following the success of the Blu-ray/DVD box set Pioneers of African-American Cinema, Kino Lorber is producing Pioneers: First Women Filmmakers, which will present work by early American women filmmakers. The set is curated by film historian (and WFPP contributor) Shelley Stamp. To celebrate this upcoming release and highlight titles in the collection, Brooklyn Academy »