Femspectives 2020 launches programme

The Glasgow-based feminist film festival has launched this year's programme of screenings and events, taking place 20-23 February at Civic House. The second Femspectives will open with a screening of VAI, a portmanteau feature by nine women directors, shot in seven different Pacific locations. A retrospective screening of Helke Misselwitz’s 1988 film After Winter Comes … Continue reading Femspectives 2020 launches programme

Celebrating the work of Delphine Seyrig, Institut Français, London, 11-12 January 2020

As part of a two-month long celebration of the French icon, A Tribute to Delphine Seyrig - Actress, Director and Activist, this weekend, 11-12 January, London's Institut Français will host a symposium investigating her activism and career, alongside a day of screenings of her video work. As the organisers of Saturday's symposium explain: ‘Filmmakers, curators … Continue reading Celebrating the work of Delphine Seyrig, Institut Français, London, 11-12 January 2020

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

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

WFTHN Member News: Eylem Atakav wins university award

WFTHN member, Eylem Atakav, has won the Outstanding Social or Cultural Impact award from the University of East Anglia for her work. Congratulations to Eylem from all at the network. The award acknowledged the impact of her work with and around her documentary film, Growing Up Married. Dr Atakav explained that the whole project: is about … Continue reading WFTHN Member News: Eylem Atakav wins university award