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Film Lecture: Talk by Jane Gaines & Screening, Linwood Dunn Theater, Los Angeles, CA, January 17, 2019

Film Scholars Lecture – Pink-Slipped: What Happened to Women in the Silent Film Industries?
Linwood Dunn Theater, Los Angeles, CA
January 17, 2018, 7:30pm

From the event website:

Alla Nazimova. AMPAS

“This talk by Academy Film Scholar Jane Gaines, based on her book of the same name, describes how these women fell out of the limelight and then out of film history itself. She will explore how women’s crucial contributions to early cinema were overlooked by feminist historians of the 1970s and how we can relate the aspirations and tribulations of the early pioneers to those of women working in the film and television industry today. Gaines will also discuss several and screen silent shorts, including The Girl Spy before Vicksburg (1910), The New Love and the Old (1912), The Diver (1913), The Roads That Lead Home (1913) and Fedora (1916).”