Alice Guy-Blaché Film Retrospective - Nov. 9, Language House (St. Mary's Hall)

When: Thursday, November 08, 2012 7:00 PM - Saturday, November 10, 2012 5:00 PM
Where: St. Mary’s Hall : Language House : Multipurpose Room
Event Type(s): Colloquium

Born in 1873 in Paris, Alice Guy-Blaché directed over 400 films including color and sound features. She moved to the US in 1907 to create her own studio. Her role in film history was honored by Martin Scorsese and Meryl Streep at the 75th anniversary of the Directors Guild of America in 2011.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 9AM-5PM, St. Mary's Hall. Free and open to the public. SYMPOSIUM: Films and Presentations by Ch. Musser (Yale), R. Altman (Iowa), Brian Jacobson (St. Andrews), A. McMahan (Homunculus Prod.), K. Tomadjoglou (Library of Congress) and I. Gournay (UM, Architecture)

TH. NOVEMBER 8, 7 PM, French Embassy, Washington. Admission: $5. Screening with music by pianist Burnett Thompson and reception

SAT. NOVEMBER 10, 2 PM, The National Gallery of Art. Free. Screening with musical accompaniment by Kim and Kathryn Kluge

Sponsored by the GFC in Film Studies, the Graduate School, SLLC, CLCS, Honors Humanities, the Dept of French and Italian, and the College of Arts and Humanities

Website: http://www.film.umd.edu

For more information, contact:
Caroline Eades
Graduate Field Committee in Film Studies
+1 301 405 4029

www.film.umd.edu




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