Maria Giese is changing history!

A year ago, Maria Giese complained to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) about gender discrimination when she felt she had hit a glass ceiling, being passed over for directing work on movies and TV shows. This week she and thousands of...

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We’ve won Gold!

More champagne flowing at Aurora Metro as Cheryl Robson collects the top award for short film documentary at WorldFest, the Houston International Film Festival. The Gold Remi award was awarded to Rock n Roll Island directed by Cheryl Robson and...

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Celebrating 120 Years of Women in Film

Sunday 5 June, 7.15pm Connaught Theatre, Worthing part of Worthing WOW An expert panel including Laraine Porter (British Silent Film Festival), Nuala O’Sullivan (Women Over 50 Film Festival) and Kate Kinninmont MBE (CEO, Women in Film and...

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Meet the Author Exhibition

8 April, 6pm Part of Weaver Words, Frodsham Literary Festival Calling all North West book groups, libraries and book lovers – please come and support your local authors. More than 20 North West-based writers including Aurora Metro’s David...

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On this day in 1968…

On this day in 1968 the extraordinary Alice Guy-Blaché passed away aged 95. Guy-Blaché was the first female pioneer in early French cinema and is remembered along with a host of forgotten women from the early days of cinema in our book Silent...

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