International Conference “Importing Asta Nielsen”

20 September 2011 –  From 27 to 29 September, the Conference “Importing Asta Nielsen. Cinema-Going and the Making of the Star System in the Early 1910s” will take place at the Deutsches Filmmuseum, Frankfurt. Asta Nielsen has been the first female star who received international reputation. Her name is inextricably linked to the advent of the long feature film and the invention of the star system. During the 3-day conference, film historians and researchers will discuss the various modes of distribution, exhibition, appropriation and reception of Asta Nielsen within countries of all continents.

Conference fees: 30 Euro (3 days), 15 Euro (1 day). Fees for students will be 15 and 7,50 Euro respectively.

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