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Doing Women's Film History: Reframing Cinemas, Past and Future

Julia Knight and Christine Gledhill


Research into and around women's participation in cinematic history is enjoying a period of dynamic growth. A broadening of scope and interests encompasses not only different kinds of filmmaking (mainstream fiction, experimental, and documentary) but also practices (publicity, journalism, distribution and exhibition) seldom explored in the past. Cutting-edge and inclusive, this book addresses women's filmmaking in Europe and the United States while also moving beyond to explore the influence of women on the cinemas of India, Chile, Turkey, Russia, and Australia. The book grapples with historio ... More

Keywords: cinema, women's filmmaking, Europe, United States, women's film history, gender, Australia, India, film history

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780252039683
Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: April 2017 DOI:10.5406/illinois/9780252039683.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Julia Knight, editor
University of Sunderland

Christine Gledhill, editor
University of Sunderland

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