In 2017, Professor Laura Horak has co-curated her “first silent film program on “Nasty Women” of the suffragette era: catastrophic kitchen maids, cross-dressing cowgirls, and dissident anarchists all figured prominently in the festivities” (Hennefeld, 2019). The second installment will be screened at a film festival in Italy on October 7th, and again at a film festival in Indiana between October 31st and November 2nd.

According to Professor Horak, Nasty Women is used to “show that there is a long tradition of women acting out and refusing the wide variety of constraints that are placed on them…”

Read more about this Film Programming in the Los Angeles Review of books: