On the publication of their book, British Women Amateur Filmmakers. National Memories and Global Identities, Annamaria Motrescu-Mayes and Heather Norris Nicholson give an exclusive insight into the writing and research undertaken for WFTHN members. As taboos and patriarchal structures receded in the early twentieth century, societal and geo-political changes enabled, or required, women to live, … Continue reading New Publication: British Women Amateur Filmmakers. National Memories and Global Identities.
Fred Zinnemann: A filmmaker who brought resistant women’s histories to the screen by J.E. Smyth Fred Zinnemann was well known for saying that he didn’t want to make the same kind of film over and over again and that the idea of maintaining a unified style or approach to ideas was not only boring, but … Continue reading Fred Zinnemann: resistant women’s histories
We are now pleased to announce that the 2nd WFTHN International Conference ‘Doing Women’s Film and Television History’ will be held on 10th-12th April 2014 at the University of East Anglia, Norwich. Building on the success of the first ‘Doing Women’s Film History’ conference held in 2011, this three-day international conference will bring together researchers in women’s film and … Continue reading Doing Women’s Film and Television History – CFP Announced