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Need a study break? Check out these screening of films on The Changing Image of Women in Early American Cinema which happens tonight. 




From: Film & Media Studies George Mason University <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Tuesday, December 6, 2016 8:14 PM
To: Cynthia Fuchs
Subject: Weds & Thurs: The Changing Image of Women in Early American Cinema
 
The FAVS Fall Showcase begins tomorrow with two evenings of screenings and discussions on The Changing Image of Women in Early American Cinema.

 
 
 
Wednesday, December 7
7:30 pm – 9 pm, JC Cinema
Screening of films on The Changing Image of Women in Early American Cinema
The Strong Arm Squad of the Future (1913) An anti-suffrage cartoon
A Lively Affair (1912) An anti-suffrage comedy 
Making of an American (1912) Alice Guy Blache's story of an immigrant and how American men teach him to respect women. 
Eleanor's Catch (1916) The story of a female cop's last case with a feminist twist
A Florida Enchantment (1914) A gender-bending comedy from 1914 with surprising LGBTQ overtones.
 
Thursday, December 8
7:30 pm – 9 pm, JC Cinema
Join us for a panel discussion: Harridans, Hoydens and Heroines: How Women Transformed Early American Cinema. MAIS/FAVS student Robert Farr will be showing examples of pre-feminist silent cinema prior to the discussion with film historian/curator Dr. Kimberly Tomadjoglou, GMU History PhD candidate Nate Sleeter and Dr. Rachel Lewis of GMU Women & Gender Studies.
  





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Cynthia Fuchs
Director, GMU Film & Media Studies 703-993-2768 @gmufams 



Warmest Regards,

Nancy Xiong, M.A.

Associate Director
Undergraduate Advisor 
Instructor
Women & Gender Studies 
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