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Ladies behind the Scenes
Displays the power women wielded in front and behind the camera during the early days of cinema.
Zora Neale Hurston
Hurston wrote screenplays focused on respective depictions of African American life.
Japans first female director, who had to leave her position after WWII due to new rules that
required directors to have college degrees.
Adams background in theatre helped her to create better lightbulbs for both theatre and film
The first female stunt women in the USA, prior to this, stunt men would do the stunts wearing
A popular film critique in France amongst an otherwise male dominated field.
Created the first boom mic by attaching the microphone to a fish hook.
Change the Channel
Women of colour like Hazel Scott, Lupe Velez, and others, pushed to have better representation
The first ever female doctor in history, she is often forgotten in film history.