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NON-CONFERENCE ATTENDEES: ONLY 50 TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR EACH SCREENING.

Screenings are September 17–19, 8:00–10:00 p.m.
CMOA Theater

Women and the Silent Screen is an international biennial conference of film scholars, historians, and archivists dedicated to documenting the central and determining roles that women played in the formation of the most significant institution of visual culture in the twentieth century. This conference, the eighth to be held and the first to be held in North America in over a decade, will take place from September 17–19, on the campus of the University of Pittsburgh.

PROGRAM 1: LOCAL, ITINERANT, AND NONTHEATRICAL
Thursday, September 17, 8:00–10:00 p.m.

Curators: Martin L. Johnson, Catholic University; Heather Linville, Academy Film Archive; Mark Garrett Cooper, University of South Carolina; Greg Pierce, Orgone Archive.

•The Movie Queen [Lincoln, Maine] (US 1935) 33 minutes. 16mm. Print courtesy of Northeast Historic Film.
•Laconia Trip (1923) 11 minutes. Format: 16mm. Source: Moving Image Research Collections, University of South Carolina.
•Rediscovering the films of Aloha Wanderwell Baker: The World’s Most Widely Travelled Girl. Digital. Courtesy of Academy Film Archive.
•The Little Swiss Wood-Carver (US 1928, Madeline Brandeis Productions, Madeline Brandeis) 18 minutes. 16mm. Print courtesy of Orgone Archive. Format: 16mm. Source: Orgone Archive.
•Unidentified home movie (US 1939) 3 minutes. Format: Color 16mm. Source: Orgone Archive.

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PROGRAM 2: WOMEN'S HANDS
Friday, September 18, 8:00–10:00 p.m.

Curators: Elif Rongen, EYE Netherlands Film Museum.

•Telephone Girl (US 1912, Vitagraph Company) 9 minutes. Format: Digital. Source: EYE Netherlands Film Museum. World premiere of the 2015 restoration.
•Der neuste Stern vom Variété [The Latest Variety Sensation] (Germany 1917, Treumann-Larsen-Film GmbH) 32 minutes. Format: Digital. Source: EYE Netherlands Film Museum. US premiere of 2014 restoration.
•Herstellung von Granatzündern [Grenade Manufacture] (Germany 1918, Deutsche Lichtbild-Gesellschaft) 8 minutes. Format: Digital. Source: EYE Netherlands Film Museum.
•Una Notta a Calcutta [A Night in Calcutta] (Italy 1918, Società Italiana Cines) 9 minutes. Format: Digital. Source: EYE Netherlands Film Museum. US premiere of 2014 restoration.
•Soir de Noël dans un salon de mode [Christmas Eve at the Millinery Shop] (France 1911, Gaumont) 11 minutes. Format: Digital. Source: EYE Netherlands Film Museum.
•Fabricatie van kanten waaiers [Manufacturing Folding Fans] (France 1911, Pathé) 5 minutes. Format: Digital. Source: EYE Netherlands Film Museum.

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PROGRAM 3: LOIS WEBER
Saturday, September 19, 8:00–10:00 p.m.

Curator: Shelley Stamp, University of California, Santa Cruz.

•Shoes (US 1916, Universal Bluebird Photoplays) 60 minutes. Format: Digital. Source: EYE Netherlands Film Museum.
•Fine Feathers (US 1912, Rex Motion Picture Company) 12 minutes. Format: 16mm. Source: Shelley Stamp.
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By: Carnegie Museum of Art

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