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This Woman's Work: How Gender Shaped Cinema from Behind the Scenes

Anita Loos

Women have been instrumental to the development of cinema since the dawn of motion picture production, though most traditional histories have done little to highlight their influential and myriad contributions to the labor and artistry of filmmaking. This series will shift the popular approach to film history away from the auteurist mindset located in the director’s chair to instead focus on additional key areas of expertise, including screenwriting, producing, editing, cinematography, costume design, story editors and secretaries.

Past Programs & Events

Title Date and Time Location
Agnès Godard behind a movie camera.

This Woman's Work: Cinematographer Agnès Godard

August 5, 2022 - August 14, 2022 Billy Wilder Theater
A man and a woman sitting by the sea.

This Woman's Work: Producer Harriet Parsons

Monday, June 27, 2022 - 7:30 pm Billy Wilder Theater
Anita Loos

This Woman's Work: Screenwriter Anita Loos

April 1, 2022 - April 23, 2022 Billy Wilder Theater