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Screenwriter and film historian Nannina Gilder will introduce "Silhouette Animation: The Genius of Lotte Reiniger" at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22, at Ventfort Hall Mansion & Gilded Age Museum and on Zoom.

Reiniger (1899-1981) was a German film director who is considered the foremost pioneer of silhouette animation.

Earlier this year, Gilder hosted a four-part Women in Film Seminar titled "Invisible: Female Filmmakers Before 1960" at Ventfort Hall.

Tickets cost $20 and advance reservations are required.

To view on Zoom, register at To attend at Ventfort, call 413-637-3206.


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