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Directors

Helen Joseph

Called the “grandmother of American puppetry“ for her definitive history of puppets and marionettes, Helen Haiman Joseph was also known for her own practice of the craft as a talented designer and director.

Elinor Guggenheimer

Elinor Guggenheimer focused her career in city government on higher standards for childcare and on greater representation of women in politics.

Ruth Hagy Brod

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Journalist and filmmaker Ruth Hagy Brod worked on the autobiography of Ena Twigg, Medium.
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Journalist and filmmaker Ruth Hagy Brod worked on the autobiography of Ena Twigg, Medium.

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Elsa Zylberstein

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French actress Elsa Zylbertstein.

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French actress Elsa Zylbertstein.

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Maya Deren in "Meshes of the Afternoon," 1943

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Scene from the experimental 1943 short film, Meshes of the Afternoon by Maya Deren, which depicts Deren looking out of a window.
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Scene from the experimental 1943 short film, Meshes of the Afternoon by Maya Deren, which depicts Deren looking out of a window.

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Celia Adler Cropped

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Actress and theater director, Celia Adler (1889-1979).

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Actress and theater director, Celia Adler (1889-1979).

Celia Adler

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Actress and theater director, Celia Adler (1889-1979).

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Actress and theater director, Celia Adler (1889-1979).

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Maya Deren

Maya Deren became one of the most important avant-garde filmmakers of her time for her use of experimental editing techniques and her fascination with ecstatic religious dances.

Ellen Auerbach

Ellen Auerbach was remarkable both for her avant-garde photography and for her innovative and successful ringl+pit studio where she and fellow artist Grete Stern signed all their work collaboratively.

Eleanor Antin

Eleanor Antin explored issues of gender, race, and identity by taking on personae of various outsiders in her performance art, installation art, and films.

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