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Women Film Pioneers
A digital publication and resource that advances research on silent-era women filmmakers. Published by with support from
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Ben Model 4h
Marion Davies in LITTLE OLD NEW YORK is now available to watch on your home’s screen. Many people to thank for this, but most importantly Ms. Davies herself for hanging on to 35mm’s of her silents.
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Women Film Pioneers Nov 19
"Best's success as a traveling lecturer during the late silent film era not only stands as a prime example of what a woman could achieve in the expanding world of nontheatrical cinema, but also underscores the significant role of the BCE in that period."
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Women Film Pioneers Nov 19
Replying to @WFPProject
"Their transportable, repeatable, and profitable lectures...point to other histories—of, for example, nonfiction cinema put in the service of documenting what would become known as extreme or high-risk sports, of promoting conservation..."
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Women Film Pioneers Nov 19
NEW TO WFPP: Gregory Waller looks at the careers of Cora Johnstone Best and Audrey Forfar Shippam, two "acclaimed mountaineers and intrepid media-makers."
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WFHInetwork@gmail.com Nov 19
WFHI, members, don't forget to vote on WFHI bylaws amendments at doc below by 11/26. Not a member, join the network!
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Women Film Pioneers Nov 19
"A founding partner of the Goldwyn Pictures Corporation in 1916 with her husband Edgar Selwyn, his brother Archibald Samuel Goldfish, and Arthur L. Hopkins, Margaret Mayo contributed the screen rights for 'Polly of the Circus' for her $75,000 share."
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Women Film Pioneers Nov 18
Replying to @zepfanman
Nobody has done any research on her for us, as far as I'm aware.
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Mary Pickford Nov 18
Remembering Mary’s friend & screenwriter, Frances Marion, in San Francisco in 1888.
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SF Silent Film Fest Nov 18
We can't believe our holiday live-cinema event, A DAY OF SILENTS, is so soon! Join us at the Castro Theatre on Dec 7 for 5 film programs, each with incredible LIVE music!
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IU Cinema Nov 17
TODAY! Watch Bubbles (Lucille Ball) & Judy (Maureen O'Hara) shred scenes in Dorothy Arzner's DANCE, GIRL, DANCE on 35mm from . Not just a basic backstage melodrama, DGD centers women’s strength, solidarity & independence. It's pretty dang fun, too!
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Women Film Pioneers Nov 17
"Close attention to the lesbian cultural contexts and visual iconographies of Guy’s influential output reveals a radically different story about the so-called 'birth of cinema' than the ones we have been told." --Kiki Loveday, "Do You Believe in Fairies?
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Women Film Pioneers Nov 16
When her dad passed away mid-shoot, Jackeydawra Melford (b. Nov. 16, 1888) took over as director & producer.
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Elizabeth Weitzman Nov 15
If you're looking for great curation in NYC, try . Guest curator Kate Saccone from the essential spotlights criminally undersung multi-trailblazer Bess Meredyth on December 3 w/a screening of 1922's "The Song of Life" (which she wrote).
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Women Film Pioneers Nov 15
HBD to writer B.M. Bower! "Outside of the film adaptations, her ties to Hollywood seem tangential at best, though she also worked as a scenario writer & screenwriter, collaborating extensively with director Colin Campbell & cowboy actor Tom Mix."
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Women Film Pioneers Nov 14
it's all !
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Kennington Bioscope Nov 14
Former actress Jeanie MacPherson wrote scenarios for Cecil B. DeMille from 1915-1930 & was credited on 32 of his productions. Some of the films in our were penned by Jeanie! Join us with Kevin Brownlow this Saturday 16th from 10am onwards 🎟
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SF Silent Film Fest Nov 14
Want to bring a student group to A DAY OF SILENTS on Dec 7? Contact us to receive great student rates! info@silentfilm.org
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Ben Model Nov 14
Rarely screened Lillian Gish silent on Fri nite at in Culpeper VA. New 35mm print, plus live theatre organ score by yrs trly.
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Maggie Hennefeld Nov 14
Hot off the press! It's the full program for the 4th edition of the Festival Internacional de Cine Silente México-FIC Silente!!! 😍🔥🎞️❤️
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