Three Films by Lois Weber (Virtual)

Thursday, April 13, 2023-Thursday, April 27, 2023

2:00 PM-4:00 PM
Three Sessions


The registration period has closed for this event.

Course Description
Lois Weber was one of silent film’s most accomplished and successful directors. In this class, we will discuss three of Weber’s most important films and consider her role in transforming Hollywood filmmaking. Films include the heartbreaking domestic drama Shoes (1916), the blockbuster historical romance The Dumb Girl of Portici (1916, starring prima ballerina Anna Pavlova), and the socially incisive The Blot (1921).
Three Sessions: $205/$184.50. Led by Steven J. Venturino

Registration Fees

Registration is $205

We offer a 10% discount to seniors, students, and members of the Newberry (Associates at the Author level and above).

Contact Us
The Adult Education is available Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-5pm. Email is the best form of contact: You can also reach us by phone at 312-255-3700. Please allow 24-48 business hours for a response.