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Happy International Women’s Day 2015! (Insp.)

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PIONEERS: FIRST WOMEN FILMMAKERS

Indie distributor Kino Lorber is partnering with actress Illeana Douglas to restore the early films of American women directors. 

  • Ruth Ann Baldwin: 49-’17
  • Alice Guy Blaché: Canned Harmony, A House Divided, The Ocean Waif
  • Grace Cunard: The Purple Mask serial (misc. episodes)
  • Dorothy Davenport Reid: The Red Kimona
  • Gene Gauntier: A Girl Spy Before Vicksburg, Further Adventures of the Girl Spy
  • Helen Holmes: The Hazards of Helen serial (misc. episodes)
  • Cleo Madison: Her Defiance, Eleanor’s Catch
  • Frances Marion: Just Around the Corner
  • Mabel Normand: Caught in a Cabaret, Mabel’s Blunder
  • Ida May Park: Bread
  • Nell Shipman: Something New
  • Lois Weber: Fine Feathers, From Death to Life, The Rosary, Suspense, Hypocrites,Where Are My Children?
  • Elsie Jane Wilson: The Dream Lady

Crowdfunding until November 17th, 2016. Donate HERE.

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Our relationship couldn’t continue to balance, as it did, on the point of a knife. We would fall off one edge or the other, depending entirely upon his decision, or his instincts. My decision was made, made before I’d ever consciously chosen, and I was committed to seeing it through. Because there was nothing more terrifying to me, more excruciating, than the thought of turning away from him. It was an impossibility.