Women Film Pioneers Project

FilmHanks appeared alongside Dorsey on Periscope, Twitter’s service for live broadcasts, to promote the film that premiers on Wednesday at New York’s Tribeca Film Festival.

The rise of European cinema was interrupted by the outbreak of World War I , while the film industry in the United States flourished with the rise of Hollywood , typified most prominently by the revolutionary work of D. W. Griffith in The Birth of a Nation (1915) and Intolerance (1916). However, in the 1920s, European filmmakers corresponding to Sergei Eisenstein , F. W. Murnau and Fritz Lang , in many ways inspired by the meteoric wartime progress of film by Griffith, together with the contributions of Charles Chaplin , Buster Keaton and others, rapidly caught up with American film-making and continued to additional advance the medium.

In the United States, a lot of the film business is centered around Hollywood, California Other regional centers … Read more

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