Hollywood: Her Story won three Colorado Independent Publisher Association EVVY Awards: 2nd Place – Cultural Studies/Social Issues; 1st Place – History and 1st Place – Interior Layout/Design.
The 19th Amendment was ratified on August 18, 1920 earning women in the United States the right to vote. At around the same time, women who had creatively dominated the film industry saw their prominence in the field turned over to men, who recognized the money-making possibilities of the growing industry.
A quote good enough to repeat from last month’s newsletter is from Oscar-winner Viola Davis, “The only thing that separates women of color from anyone else is opportunity.” In this newsletter, we profile women of color during the silent film era whose contributions to the movie industry were hard-earned and the obstacles that they encountered underappreciated. They took whatever opportunities … Read More