A second selection of silent films, directed by bold female filmmakers during the cinematograph's era and contemporaries of Lumière Brothers, Méliès and other great names of the early days of cinema. Yet less known than their masculine peers, this program is a tribute to the creativity et talent of those female directors.
As an aperitif before the evening's programs, discover a 60 min original selection of shorts by Lois Weber, Alice Guy-Blaché, Mabel Normand, etc. : from vaudeville comedy to biting social satire and western.
Mabel's Blunder (Mabel Normand, 1914)
The High Cost of Living (Alice Guy-Blaché, 1912)
From Death to Life (Lois Weber & Phillips Smalley, 1911)
Mabel and Fatty's Wash Day (Mabel Normand & Roscoe Arbuckle, 1915)
Courts des premiers temps II : Réalisatrices à l'honneur