Barbara Hammer’s Nitrate Kisses, Exchange Bristol, 21 August 2019

“Nitrate Kisses questions how history is recorded and encourages the viewer, gay or straight, to save scraps, letters, books, records, and snapshots in order to preserve our 'ordinary' lives as history.” - Barbara Hammer Barbara Hammer is a legend and pioneer of things queer and experimental, yet her films are barely accessible. Hammer died in … Continue reading Barbara Hammer’s Nitrate Kisses, Exchange Bristol, 21 August 2019

Frankfurt Women’s Film Days, 26 November – 1 December 2019

Save the date for the second edition of REMAKE: Frankfurt Women's Film Days Viewing History, Herstory in the Cinema Kinothek Asta Nielsen, 26 November - 1 December 2019 Men's history – the history of white, Western men – has blocked women's access to their own history for centuries. This only began to change in the … Continue reading Frankfurt Women’s Film Days, 26 November – 1 December 2019

WFTHN Members Win Prestigious BAFTSS Awards

WFTHN congratulate our members Mary Harrod, Katarzyna Paszkiewicz, Melanie Bell and Isabel Seguí on their well-deserved success at the BAFTSS 2019 awards.  The full list of awards and comments can be found here.   According to Mary, their collection Women Do Genre in Film and Television was born at the Doing Women's Film and Television … Continue reading WFTHN Members Win Prestigious BAFTSS Awards

Doing Women’s Film and Television History Conference V: Call for Papers

Doing Women's Film and Television History Conference V: Forming Histories/Histories in Formation 20-22 May, 2020, Maynooth University, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland Keynote: Kasandra O’Connell, Irish Film Archive Further Keynotes: TBC The fifth biennial Doing Women’s Film & Television History conference invites proposals from researchers and practitioners engaged in the exploration, uncovering, archiving and dissemination of … Continue reading Doing Women’s Film and Television History Conference V: Call for Papers

Cinema and Television History Institute (CATHI) Postgraduate Archives Day and travel bursary opportunity

News Announcement for WFTHN members : from CATHI, De Montford University Are you a final year undergraduate, MA, PhD student or early career researcher with an interest in archives and archival research in film and TV history? On Tuesday May 21st 2019 the Cinema and Television History Institute (CATHI) at De Montfort University, Leicester will … Continue reading Cinema and Television History Institute (CATHI) Postgraduate Archives Day and travel bursary opportunity