Just stumbled upon this brilliant resource on Foundsf.org chronicling the San Francisco State strike of 68-69. It includes first-person testimonies, primary sources and historical essays as well as some amazing pictures.
Just discovered some fantastic images of Berkeley circa 1973 by the photographer Nacio Jan Brown. Check them out here http://www.josephbellows.com/artists/nacio-jan-brown/#27
I recently read B. Ruby Rich’s article in the most recent issue of Camera Obscura, ‘The Confidence Game, in which she talked about the state of women in Hollywood and filmmaking today. It got me thinking about the continuity between Women & Film‘s moment in 1972 and the present, and how little has changed. In her …
Recently received these images from one of the magazine’s founding editors, Saundra Salyer, of herself and Siew-Hwa Beh, taken sometime in the early seventies.
Can YOU identify this image? You might recognise it from the cover of B. Ruby Rich’s book Chick Flicks. It’s actually front the back cover of Women & Film no. 1, but it is uncredited and uncaptioned and I can’t find out where it’s from! Any one out there know? Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org if you …
A cropped version of this quite creepy image, Portrait of Marilyn Monroe as Chairman Mao (1952) by Philippe Halsman and Salvador Dali, appears in issue 1 of the magazine alongside a reprint of Jean-Luc Godard’s filmmaking manifesto, ‘What is to Be Done?’ (1970).
Freude Bartlett, founder of The Serious Business Company. Photo by Terri P. Tepper (from Film Forum website http://www.filmforum.org/press/40thanniversary/index.html)