Louisa Wei’s Golden Gate Girls (2013) and the (re)discovery of Esther Eng, Chinese American film pioneer (1914-1970)

Highlighting Wei's documentary about the American-born Chinese female director by Melanie Williams One of the highlights of the 'Doing Women's Film and Television History' conference in Norwich in April was the chance to see S. Louisa Wei's beguiling documentary on a women director most of us had never even heard of before, the Chinese American film … Continue reading Louisa Wei’s Golden Gate Girls (2013) and the (re)discovery of Esther Eng, Chinese American film pioneer (1914-1970)

‘Doing Women’s Film and Television History’ 2014

Tamsyn Dent and Kate Ince review WFTHN's 2014 conference by Tamsyn Dent Conferences are a great way to get away from the computer screen, share ideas, thoughts on research and catch up with other academics from related fields. The 2nd ‘Doing Women’s Film and Television History’ conference was organised by WFTHN members Melanie Williams and Yvonne … Continue reading ‘Doing Women’s Film and Television History’ 2014

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