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Groundbreaking Films of the Early Women's Movement: an evening with filmmaker Liane Brandon
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Groundbreaking Films of the Early Women's Movement: an evening with filmmaker Liane Brandon      The Women's and Gender Studies Program in collaboration with MIT's annual "Women Take the Reel" Film Festival presents award-winning independent filmmaker, photographer and University of Massachusetts/Amherst Professor Emeritus, Liane Brandon. Brandon was one of the first independent women filmmakers to emerge from the early Women's Movement in Massachusetts. She is a co-founder of New Day Films. Her classic films have been featured on Home Box Office, The Learning Channel, U.S.A. Cable and Cinemax, and have won numerous national and international awards. Brandon is a recipient of the Boston Society of Film Critics Award and the Distinguished Alumni Award from Boston University. Currently she works as a still photographer with credits including PBS's Murder at Harvard, Typhoid Mary: The Most Dangerous Woman In America and Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women.

She will be showing two short films, "Anything You Want To Be" (1971) and "Betty Tells Her Story" (1972). The film will be followed by a Q & A.

Date and Time:
    Tuesday, March 12, 2013 | 7:00 p.m.   
Location:
 
Stokes Hall, S195 Auditorium
Event URL:
    http://web.mit.edu/wgs/filmfest2013/
Of Interest to Particular Audience:
    Faculty, Graduate Students, Staff, Undergraduate Students
Categorized as:
    Film, Lectures & Readings
Sponsored by:
    Women's and Gender Studies Program
Contact:
    Darcey Lewis
Contact's Phone:
   
Contact's Email:
    gender@bc.edu
Admission fee:
    Free
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