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Revolt, We Said: Sharing Women’s Revolutionary Films Around the UK
Posted on November 8, 2018
This summer, the ICO and Club des Femmes took on a mission to bring revolutionary films about women, by women, to big screens around the UK. The result was Revolt, She Said: Women and Film after '68, our groundbreaking film tour that took thirty venues by storm. We spoke to some of our collaborators about what they found most memorable about their screenings, how it helped them reach new audiences and why the tour's legacy still lives on.
Bringing new audiences to silent cinema
Posted on November 1, 2018
Accompanied by live music and with a touch of archive magic on the screen, a silent movie night can be one of the most unforgettable events you'll ever attend. Ahead of our Archive Screening Day, writer, critic and founder of Silent London Pamela Hutchinson (who'll be also speaking at our Women in Silent Film Comedy panel) shared with us her top five tips for bringing new audiences to silent cinema screenings.