WFHI business meeting 2019

All members of WFHI are entitled to participate in and vote at the biennial WFHI business meeting. If you haven’t joined WFHI yet, please click here to join us now (!

This year the biennial WFHI business meeting is scheduled for May 28th 9-10am (CEST) at EYE Filmmuseum, Amsterdam. The meeting will be held in the Room at the Top.

The agenda will include the election of officers to the WFHI Steering Committee for 2019-21, discussion of bylaw changes related to our incorporation as a nonprofit, reports of current officers, and other matters of great interest!

For members unable to attend in person, we have set up a Zoom meeting which will also be recorded.

For more information, including the Zoom meeting link and how to participate and vote asynchronously (if you’re not able to log in live to the meeting), please read the message to the listserv or the most recent Facebook notice.

If you have any questions please get in touch with Susan Potter (President, susan.potter at or Minette Hillyer (Steering Committee Chair, Future President, minette.hillyer at

WSS10 conference preview no. 2

The beautiful conference trailer ( can now be viewed alongside the preliminary program 👏available on the SISTERS Women and the Silent Screen webpage ( See the menu on the right, under ‘download’. Remember that early bird registration is still available before 8 April.

WSS10 Conference Preview

Dear WFHI members,

EYE Filmmuseum curator Elif Rongen-Kaynakçi, and Jeroen de Mol, have created this gorgeous trailer for the upcoming SISTERS/10th Women and the Silent Screen conference:

Just a sample of the early cinema delights awaiting us in Amsterdam. Early bird registration has been extended, and is available now before April 8.

Help WFHI’s transformation

Dear WFHI members,

The WFHI Steering Committee is looking for smart, capable people to assist us over the next months as members of a sub-committee focused on our transition to becoming a dues-collecting organisation. Mark Garrett Cooper has agreed to act as our new Treasurer, and will be organising the group. If you’re keen, please get in touch with Mark directly at

If you have any questions, please contact Mark, or Minette Hillyer at


  • 2019 (4)
  • 2018 (6)
  • 2016 (1)
  • 2015 (1)
  • 2014 (3)
  • 2013 (3)
  • 2012 (1)
  • 2011 (7)