Dublin's Irish Film Institute will be showing Moira Tierney's film Down Claiborne (2018) which investigates the historical and political underpinnings of the artistic traditions of Mardi Gras Indians in Tremé, New Orleans on Thursday 7 November 18:30. Defying a highway overpass that split their neighbourhood in two, the local community reclaim their territory using dynamic … Continue reading Down Claiborne + Q&A with director Moira Tierney, Irish Film Institute, 7 November 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
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
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
The following event and call for papers may be of interest to WFTHN members: Call for Papers ‘Reclaiming the Screen: Addressing Overlooked Women in Film and Television’ Postgraduate Conference – Friday 14th June 2019. Cinema and Television History Institute (CATHI), De Montfort University, Leicester. Keynote speaker: Dr. Shelley Cobb (Associate Professor of Film, University of … Continue reading ‘Reclaiming the Screen: Addressing Overlooked Women in Film and Television’ 14th June 2019.