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A Year of Women in Cinema, Part 1: The Women Who Built Hollywood • Repertory Series March 1–8

Fri, Mar 3, 2017

Repertory SeriesThe Women Who Built Hollywood

Shoes

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New Digital Restoration!

Double Feature with DUMB GIRL OF PORTICI

(1916) dir Lois Weber w/Mary MacLaren, Harry Griffith, Mattie Witting [60 min; DCP]
In SHOES, just one of the fifteen films that she directed in 1916, Weber weaves the beautifully simple story of a destitute shop girl with on-location exteriors shot around Los Angeles to create her masterpiece. The director’s brand-new discovery, sixteen-year-old MacLaren is the embodiment of too-early world-weariness. SHOES is a plea for women’s equality that portrays the reality and tragedy of a shop girl in modern society.
Restored by EYE Filmmuseum, Netherlands.
To learn more about Lois Weber and the restorations, visit loisweber.net.

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