Doing Women's Film and Television History Conference 2014 Doing Women's Film and Television History Conference 2014

Doing Women's Film and Television History Conference 2014
The Second International Conference of the Women's Film and Television History Network – UK/Ireland

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Thursday 10 - Saturday 12 April 2014
University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK

Organising committee: Yvonne Tasker and Melanie Williams (UEA), Laraine Porter (De Montfort)


Building on the success of the first ‘Doing Women's Film History' conference held in 2011, this three-day international conference brought together academics, archivists, curators and creative practitioners to explore and celebrate women's significant contribution to film and television, providing a forum for the latest research in the field.

Topics covered by panels included: women’s filmmaking co-operatives; Nordic women in film; women’s documentary; Hollywood genre and female authorship; global film pioneers; women working in British film and television; female screenwriters; reflections on teaching women’s film and television history; fans/audiences; female performers and stars; and many, many more…

Keynote lectures by Jane Gaines, Christine Gledhill, Jackie Stacey, Sue Thornham, Helen Wheatley

Barbara Evans and Terry Wragg on the London Women's Film Group and the Leeds Animation Workshop

Film and television director Beeban Kidron in conversation

Screening of the documentary Golden Gate Girls and Q&A with writer/director Louisa Wei

Keynote session with Lynne Parker (CEO of Funny Women)

 

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