Reel Herstory
The REAL Story of Reel Women with Jodie Foster

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The Silent Era
The first director to tell a narrative story on the screen was a woman. The highest paid director in the silent days was a woman. More than half of screenwriters…
The Talkies
The emergence of SOUND never allowed women to move from silents to speech. By the mid-1920's film suddenly became big business. And with big business came the unions, which refused…
Contemporary Reel Women
For forty years the doors of studio filmmaking were closed to women. But the coming of the women's movement in the late 1960's changed everything. This is the story of…

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