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Early Women Filmmakers

Guy Blaché, Alice
More women worked in film during its first two decades than at any time since. Unfortunately, many early women filmmakers have been largely written out of film history, their contributions undervalued. This necessary and timely collection highlights the work of 14 of early cinema’s most innovative and influential women directors, re-writing and celebrating their rightful place in film history. International in scope, this groundbreaking collection features over 10 hours of material, comprised of 24 films spanning 1902-1943, including many rare titles not widely available until now, from shorts to feature films, live-action to animation, commercial narratives to experimental works. Directors include Alice Guy Blaché, Lois Weber, Mabel Normand, Madeline Brandeis, Germaine Dulac, Olga Preobrazhenskaia, Marie-Louise Iribe, Lotte Reiniger, Claire Parker, Mrs. Wallace Reid (Dorothy Davenport), Leni Riefenstahl, Mary Ellen Bute, Dorothy Arzner, and Maya Deren.

Early Women Filmmakers.

Flicker Alley, 1943.; [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2019.

Title from title frames.; Film; In Process Record.

Originally produced by Flicker Alley in 1943.

Mode of access: World Wide Web.

In English

Guy Blaché, Alice, film director.; Parker, Claire, film director.; Arzner, Dorothy, film director.; Dulac, Germaine, film director.; Riefenstahl, Leni, film director.; Weber, Lois, film director.; Reiniger, Lotte, film director.; Normand, Mabel, film director.; Brandeis, Madeline, film director.; Iribe, Marie-Louise, film director.; Ellen Bute, Mary, film director.; Deren, Maya, film director.; Wallace Reid, Mrs., film director.; Preobrazhenskaia, Olga, film director.

Flicker Alley (Firm), dst; Kanopy (Firm), dst
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