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Revolutionary Director: Lois Weber

Monday 5 November 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

£7 – £9

At one time the highest paid director in Hollywood, Lois Weber (1879–1939) made over 40 features and 100 short films.

FilmBath and South West Silents are proud to present this evening celebrating her work, with a screening of two Weber classics: her one-reel short Suspense (1913) and feature film The Blot (1921).

Both will be accompanied on piano by Lillian Henley, with introductions and Q&A sessions by esteemed film critics and writers Pamela Hutchinson and Ellen Cheshire.


Ellen Cheshire is contributing author to our book Silent Women: Pioneers of Cinema, which reveals how many women were working behind the camera during the silent film period.

Ellen is also author of book In the Scene: Jane Campion and contributing author to a chapter on film in Counterculture UK -a celebration.


Monday 5 November 2018
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
£7 – £9
Event Category:


South West Silents


Chapel Arts Centre, Bath
St James's Memorial Hall
Bath, BA1 1QR United Kingdom
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