Polly Platt: The Invisible Woman plus three more great podcasts on women and film

If you're not already a fan of the brilliant podcast You Must Remember This, you soon will be. Since 2014, host and creator Karina Longworth has been delving into ‘the secret and/or forgotten histories of Hollywood's first century.’ This has frequently included histories of women in the industry, with seasons dedicated to actors, such as … Continue reading Polly Platt: The Invisible Woman plus three more great podcasts on women and film

Film Event: Artists & Activists: Second Wave Feminist Filmmakers: 2-3 June 2018

At the Barbican Cinema, London   Still from 'Anything You Want To Be', Dir: Liane Brandon, 1971. Coming up at the Barbican, a weekend of conversation and 1970s film from glass-ceiling smashing women who began making movies in the name of liberation. Featuring films by Joyce Chopra, Julie Dash, Liane Brandon and Barbara Hammer.   … Continue reading Film Event: Artists & Activists: Second Wave Feminist Filmmakers: 2-3 June 2018

 “Is This my Life?” Part Two: Discovering Anne Charlotte Robertson through the Harvard Film Archive

Brett Kashmere continues his riveting account of the life and work of Anne Charlotte Robertson.  Part One summarised the results of his retrospective study, the character of the person and the work.  Now, in Part Two, he considers further the steps involved in retrospective archival work and the challenges facing exhibition of fragile material. Finally, … Continue reading  “Is This my Life?” Part Two: Discovering Anne Charlotte Robertson through the Harvard Film Archive

Job: Research Fellow in Women and Contemporary UK Film

Research Fellow in Women and Contemporary UK Film University of Southampton - Film Location: Southampton Salary: £28,695 Per annum Hours: Full Time Contract Type: Contract / Temporary Placed on: 6th May 2015 Closes: 31st May 2015 Job Ref: 561715F4 Avenue Campus Fixed Term for 3 years Applications are invited for a full-time 3-year Research Fellowship … Continue reading Job: Research Fellow in Women and Contemporary UK Film

Sheffield Film Co-op: Beginning, Being and Ending

Part 2 of a brief history of the SFC based on an interview with founding member Christine Bellamy by Angela Martin Like other women filmmakers working within the Women’s Liberation Movement, the four Sheffield women who had contributed to a series of radio programmes on women’s issues (Jenny Woodley, Christine Bellamy, Gill Booth and Barbara Fowkes), … Continue reading Sheffield Film Co-op: Beginning, Being and Ending