Conference Report: Women and the Silent Screen VIII

Women and the Silent Screen VIII: Pittsburgh 17-19 September 2015 by Christine Gledhill It was good to return to Women and the Silent Screen, this year hosted at the University of Pittsburgh, 17-19 September, by a welcoming and highly efficient team led by Mark Lynn Anderson, to whom warm thanks were given. WSS VIII took the … Continue reading Conference Report: Women and the Silent Screen VIII

The Women Film Pioneers Project: Two Years Later

The Women Film Pioneers Project: Two Years Later  by Kate Saccone It’s been two years since the Women Film Pioneers Project (WFPP) launched online and the fall of 2013 commemorated both the finalising and publishing of the website itself (thanks to Columbia University’s Center for Digital Research and Scholarship) and the beginning of a more … Continue reading The Women Film Pioneers Project: Two Years Later

News from the Women Film Pioneers Project

News from the Women Film Pioneers Project at Columbia University, New York by Christine Gledhill 'Women Film Pioneers' international database, covering women working across the world in silent cinema -- an eagerly anticipated initiative but arduous in the making -- is now up and running, housed at Columbia University in New York, where it is … Continue reading News from the Women Film Pioneers Project

Programme Announced for WFTHN Conference 2014

‘DOING WOMEN'S FILM AND TELEVISION HISTORY' 2014 The Second International Conference of the Women's Film and Television History Network – UK/Ireland Thursday 10 - Saturday 12 April 2014 University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK Keynote speakers: Jane Gaines, Christine Gledhill, Jackie Stacey, Sue Thornham, Helen Wheatley Film and television director Beeban Kidron in conversation Screening of the documentary Golden … Continue reading Programme Announced for WFTHN Conference 2014

Pordenone Silent Film Festival 2013 and Women’s Film History

Karin Swanström's Flickan I Frack (1926) and Wfhi at the Pordenone Silent Film Festival, plus news about Women's Film History events, research and other initiatives by Christine Gledhill PORDENONE SILENT FILM FESTIVAL 2013 Karin Swanström and The Girl in Tails Le Giornate del Cinema Muto 14-17 October, in Pordenone, Italy, is not noted for a focus on Women's … Continue reading Pordenone Silent Film Festival 2013 and Women’s Film History