Women & Silent Screen Online, June 2-6, 2021

Women and the Silent Screen Online June 2-6, 2021 PRELUDE TO Women and the Silent Screen XI Conference: Women, Cinema, and Migration Entr’acte June 2, 2021 Premiere at 2:30pm EST (free to view all of June) Kennington Bioscope: https://www.youtube.com/kenningtonbioscope June 4-6, 2021 Online conference: FREE & open to all! Register here. I. “Bees and…

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Remapping Early British Cinema: A Symposium

Remapping Early British Cinema: A Symposium  26-27 May 2021 A series of major publications in recent years have shed fresh light on the early British film business, from the 19th century pioneers up to the boom in cinema building before the First World War. Do these require…

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CFP: Shadowed Screens. Dante’s Inferno in Cinema and Audio-Visual Media.

The University of Turin is inviting scholars and students to submit abstracts for “Shadowed Screens. Dante’s Inferno in Cinema and Audio-Visual Media.” The conference will take place in Turin from 16 to 18 December 2021. Of particular interest are proposals which emphasize interdisciplinary perspectives, unpublished documental sources,…

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Coming soon: 125th Anniversary – Edison’s Vitascope (Columbia University)

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  The 125th Anniversary 2 1/2 min. program will feature: Surf at Monterey, Band Drill and Serpentine Dance 7:30 – 9:00 pm – Speakers Charlie Musser, Yale University: “The Vitascope in NYC: Some Highlights” – Tom Gunning, University of Chicago: “All the World on a Screen: Making Up the First Film…

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Back in Focus: The Centenary of William Friese-Greene (Kennington Bioscope Online)

Portrait of William Friese Greene

The Cinema Museum in London and Kennington Bioscope present ‘Back in Focus: The Centenary of William Friese-Greene’ an online screening and discussion celebrating the centenary of William Friese-Greene. Mark your calendars for May 5, 2021 at 7PM (London) See the program description below. More information and…

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CFP : Virtual worlds in early cinema: devices, aesthetics and audiences

Universitat De Girona & Museu del Cinema are currently circulating a call for papers for the 13th International Seminar on the Origins and History of Cinema: Virtual worlds in early cinema: devices, aesthetics and audiences. This conference, organized by the Museu del Cinema, The Department…

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EVENT: In Plain Sight: Race, Nontheatrical Film, and Archives of the Everyday – Thurs. Feb. 25, 3-5pm

Please join the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee C21 Media Studies Collaboratory and the UWM Moving Image Society for a screening and roundtable with the editors and contributors to Screening Race in American Nontheatrical Film (Duke 2019). Paying attention to previously neglected and overlooked…

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Kino Lorber releases new restorations of Alice Guy Blaché’s French and US productions

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Kino Lorber issued earlier this year two new volumes of 2K and 4K restorations of Alice Guy Blaché’s films, extensively covering her career both in France and the United-States. Volume 2, in particular, features many films from the Solax years made available for the first…

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Crowdfunding for the Winter Gardens Morecambe

    Professor Vanessa Toulmin has initiated a fundraising call for the beautiful Winter Gardens in Morecambe: The Morecambe Winter Gardens was where the Mitchell & Kenyon films of Morecambe and Lancaster were shown and appears on the films.  It was also the place where The…

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2020 Paris Conference Cancelled

Dear Domitorians, We hope you are staying safe. In light of the latest developments of the Corona Virus / COVID-19 – i.e. travel bans, global closure and cloistering, uncertainties for the entire semester and time required for individual planning (not mentioning research), we confirm that the Domitor…

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Screening and Study Sessions of All the Surviving Films Shot in Spain, 1896-1910

Invitation to attend the screening and study sessions SCREENING THE PAST (28-29 October 2019), made to Domitor members by the director of the Filmoteca de Catalunya, Esteve Riambau: Dear friends and colleagues,   The Filmoteca de Catalunya is pleased to inform you of SCREENING THE PAST, films shot in…

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