Silent Women – An evening celebrating women in silent film

The Kennington Bioscope are hosting a launch event at The Cinema Museum to celebrate the launch of our new book Silent Women: Pioneers of Cinema.  

Co-editors Melody Bridges & Cheryl Robson and other contributors will be in attendance to speak about their research behind their newly released book which showcases the women working behind the camera during the silent film era.

They will also be screening Shoes (1916) directed by Lois Weber, as well as number of short films by Alice Guy-Blache, Anita Loos amongst others.

Wednesday 10 February, 7.30pm at The Cinema Museum, 2 Dugard Way, London SE11 4TH (nearest station Kennington)

Tickets are £4 and can be booked via The Kennington Bioscope website

Lois Weber Shoes 1916Lois Weber The Dumb Girl of Portici 1916Alice Guy Be Natural ©riginalSilent Women Pioneers of Cinema

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