Oct 21

Feminist Film Series: Bombshell, The Hedy Lamarr Story

Altschul 202
  • Add to Calendar 2021-10-21 17:30:00 2021-10-21 17:30:00 Feminist Film Series: Bombshell, The Hedy Lamarr Story Image Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story, a documentary film directed by Alexandra Dean, explores how Lamarr's true legacy is that of a technological trailblazer. Austrian actress Hedy Lamarr fled an oppressive marriage to create a name for herself as one of Hollywood's top leading ladies in the 1940s. Behind the glamour and sex appeal, though, was a talented and inquisitive inventor who created a radio system that is now considered the basis of Bluetooth technology. Register here and join us for the screening. Altschul 202 Barnard College barnard-admin@digitalpulp.com America/New_York public
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A still frame from the film 'Bombshell, the Hedy Lamarr Story': 1940s actress, Hedy Lamarr, stares into the camera, framed by a beautiful costume of sparkling stars.

Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story, a documentary film directed by Alexandra Dean, explores how Lamarr's true legacy is that of a technological trailblazer. Austrian actress Hedy Lamarr fled an oppressive marriage to create a name for herself as one of Hollywood's top leading ladies in the 1940s. Behind the glamour and sex appeal, though, was a talented and inquisitive inventor who created a radio system that is now considered the basis of Bluetooth technology.

Register here and join us for the screening.