Yearly Archives: 2011

Joining WIFI and Introducing Sara Nesson and Robynn Murray

  Welcome to everyone who would like to join this organization of people fascinated by all the ways that women–throughout  film history and around the world–have helped to make movies. Joining is easy.  Please go to the Directory, select Join WIFI from the pull down menu, fill in the blanks and voilà.  Our aim is […]

Alice Guy Blaché Wins Director’s Guild of America Award for Lifetime Achievement

“The Directors Guild of America is proud to bestow a Special Directorial Award for Lifetime Achievement upon pioneering filmmaker Alice Guy Blaché in recognition of her groundbreaking career as the first female filmmaker and the first filmmaker to develop narrative filmmaking. Alice Guy Blaché (1873-1968) was an innovative and groundbreaking director who until recently has […]

Sarah Jacobson Film Grant 2011 Call for Entries and Film Festival Announcement!

North American Premiere of SHOES, Lois Weber (1916)

The North American premiere for the newly restored Lois Weber feature Shoes (1916) will be presented on July 17 at the Castro Theater in San Francisco as part of the San Francisco Silent Film Festival.  The film will be introduced by Shelley Stamp and accompanied by Dennis James. Here, from the festival program, is a bit more about […]

International Resources

Take a look.  We have Resources pertaining to Japanese cinema and Resources from sites in the Netherlands, Canada, Germany, and the U.S.   If you can add to our cache please fill out the box at the bottom of  the Resources list.  Also, register in our Directory, add to the Film Makers and Distributors Directory and […]

Joining WFHI

As we continue to refine this site and to make it useful to the members of Women and Film History International and to everyone who is interested in knowing more about all the ways women have helped to build film industries worldwide, we need your help to make sure the site works AND to increase […]

Welcome to the Website-Raising Party!

Welcome to Women and Film History International online. • Enjoy the parade of images of women film-makers and their films. • Register in the Directory. • If you can, add to our sub-directories of film-makers & distributors and organizations. • Please add Resources you think would be useful for members of WFHI and others interested […]


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