Oldcastle Theatre Company
Following the movement into the "modern age,” this documentary—which contains clips from a variety of silent films—is a time capsule from the dawn of women's suffrage as a mass movement. It looks at how the new medium of film was used for messaging by anti-suffragists and suffragists alike. Director, historian and novelist Kay Sloan will introduce the film via Skype; the discussion afterwards will be led by Jyotika Virdi, professor of Cinema Studies at the University of Windsor in Ontario.
Sponsored by the Bennington Branch of the American Association of University Women, and co-sponsored by the Bennington Free Library and the Bennington Performing Arts Center—Home of Oldcastle Theatre.
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