Pioneers: First Women Filmmakers Shorts Program (2018)
Directed by Grace Cunard,
Ruth Ann Baldwin
Tue 9/18/18 8:00PM:
This program highlights the important contributions of women filmmakers to popular entertainment in the silent era, including genre films like action-thriller serials and westerns. Included will be the secret service thriller A Daughter of the Law (1921), the earliest known western directed by a woman '49-'17 (1917), and a proto-superheroine The Purple Mask: Episode 13 (1917).
Co-sponsored by the Notre Dame Gender Studies Program, Saint Mary's Department of Gender and Women's Studies, and IU South Bend's Women's & Gender Studies Department.