Austrian director GW Pabst worked with many of the most talented, glamorous and notorious women of silent cinema. They included Louise Brooks, Greta Garbo, Brigitte Helm, Asta Nielsen, Lucie Mannheim and Leni Riefenstahl.
This talk will introduce some of the most fascinating actresses who starred in Pabst’s silent films, and also explore the stories that he told about female lives, from tales of fallen women to encounters with dazzling seductresses.
Pamela Hutchinson is a freelance writer, critic and film historian, specialising in silent and classic cinema. She is the founder and editor of SilentLondon.co.uk and the author of the BFI Film Classic Pandora's Box (1929).
1h 30m incl. Q&A
Performing live: Mike Nolan (piano)
Supported by the BFI National Lottery Fund
Note: if the event is shown as ‘sold out’ please contact the HippFest Box Office directly on 01324 506850 to enquire about ‘heritage seating’ availability or to be added to a waiting list.
If you like this try: The Treasure (GW Pabst), Cuppa Talks - In Search of Modern Marriage and Billie Ritchie, Call of the North on Thursday night, Meet the Archives straight after the talk - free and not ticketed