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Lois Weber: First Auteur

  • Dates: 9/16/2017
  • Location: Film Forum
  • Address: 209 W. Houston Street, New York City, NY 10014
  • Phone: (212) 727-8110
  • Price: $14 non-members, $8 members
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  • Actress, producer and director Lois Weber (1879-1939) made her first feature in 1911. By 1916, she was one of America’s highest-paid directors and, a year later, running her own studio. A technical innovator, Weber also grappled with a wide range of social issues, including prostitution, capital punishment and birth control.
    ♪ Live piano accompaniment by Steve Sterner at all shows

    THE BLOT
    Sunday, July 30
    ♪ 5:10

    SHOES & Suspense
    Sunday, August 6
    ♪ 5:30

    THE DUMB GIRL OF PORTICI
    Saturday, September 16
    ♪ 3:00