Newly Restored

PIONEERS: FIRST WOMEN FILMMAKERS PART 2

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Newly Restored

There are no current or future screenings planned for this film.

In the silent era, it was common for films to be produced and directed by female filmmakers. We have selected two programs of newly restored female-made films from this era.

This program includes the following films, selected and introduced by University Of Texas Professor Dr. Donna Kornhaber. The program will be followed by a discussion period with Dr. Kornhaber.

  1. Alice Guy-Blache, “Algie the Miner” (1912) [10 min.]
  2. Alice Guy-Blache, “Two Little Rangers” [aka “The Little Rangers”] (1912) [12 min.]
  3. Alice Guy-Blache, “A Fool and His Money” (1912) [11 min.]
  4. Marion Wong, “The Curse of Quon Gwon” (1916) [22 min.]
  5. Lois Weber, “On the Brink” (1911) [12 min.]
  6. Lois Weber, “Fine Feathers” (1912) [15 min.]
  7. Lois Weber, “Suspense” (1913) [11 min.]
  8. Zora Neale Hurston, “Ethnographic Documentary Films” (1929) [12 min.]
  9. Ida May Park, “Bread” (1918) [16 min.]

Check out Part 1 of the series HERE

Pioneering Women Filmmakers

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