Author Archives: DeBauche Leslie Midkiff

Women and the Silent Screen VII: Call for Papers

Women and the Silent Screen VII: Performance and the Emotions The University of Melbourne, Sept. 30 – Oct. 2, 2013 ***NEW EXTENDED PROPOSAL DEADLINE: 1 March 2013*** Women and the Silent Screen VII, the seventh international conference on women and early film, will be co-hosted by the Gender Studies Program of the University of Melbourne, […]

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 […]


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