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Pioneers: First Women Filmmakers

Pioneers: First Women Filmmakers

Director: Alice Guy-Blaché, Lois Weber, Helen Holmes, Mabel Normand, Grace Cunard, Dorothy Davenport Reid
Year: 2018

This important collection of new 2K and 4K restorations shines a light on the contributions of women filmmakers in shaping the language of early cinema. Includes work by Lois Weber, Alice Guy-Blaché, and Zora Neale Hurston. Produced in collaboration with the Library of Congress.

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The Red Kimona

The Red Kimona

Director: Dorothy Davenport Reid
Year: 1925

This film is based on the infamous true story of a young girl who is tricked into a life of prostitution in New Orleans and goes on trial for murdering her pimp/lover. Producer and co-director Dorothy Davenport Reid became a director after the tragic death of her husband matinee idol Wallace Reid in 1923 from an accidental drug overdose.

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