Conference Report: Women & the Silent Screen, Amsterdam (May 2019)

Christine Gledhill looks back on last year's Women & The Silent Screen conference held at the Eye Film Museum in Amsterdam in May 2019. Holed up in my attic during the current pandemic gives me time to look back over notes taken at last May’s Women and the Silent Screen conference, hosted by the Eye … Continue reading Conference Report: Women & the Silent Screen, Amsterdam (May 2019)

Dates announced for the 11th Women and the Silent Screen Conference

Women & Film History International and the Columbia School for the Arts have announced tentative dates for the 11th Women and the Silent Screen Conference. The conference, will likely be held June 2 - 6, 2021 at Columbia University in New York City with the topic Women, World Cinema, and Migration. Screenings and events will … Continue reading Dates announced for the 11th Women and the Silent Screen Conference

‘Reclaiming the Screen: Addressing Overlooked Women in Film and Television’ 14th June 2019.

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.

Symposium Review. Broad Strokes: Trailblazing Comedy Screenwriters

Exclusively for WFTHN members, Jay Bamber presents a comprehensive and lively review of a packed one-day symposium on women writers and screen comedy, held at the BFI, Southbank in October 2018. Broad Strokes: Trailblazing Comedy Screenwriters 28/10/2018 - BFI Southbank Speakers Pamela Hutchinson - ‘Anita Loos: The Soubrette of Satire’ Gail Renard - ‘Carla Lane: … Continue reading Symposium Review. Broad Strokes: Trailblazing Comedy Screenwriters

The Twitterverse: #dwfth4 from a distance.

Dear @wfthn and @callingtheshots What does #dwfth4 look like, viewed from a distance, via its tweets? Collated out of the Twitter feed from the inspirational conference at Southampton University, organized by the @callingtheshots team, here is the image - our #dwfth4 group photo/temporary planet (via wordcloud). A little background about the process to create this picture: all the … Continue reading The Twitterverse: #dwfth4 from a distance.