To Keep the Light

Event time: 
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 7:00pm
Whitney Humanities Center Auditorium See map
53 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

The Hope Factory: Women’s Work in Film series presents To Keep the Light (2016), written and directed by Erica Fae.

The compelling story of a lighthouse keeper’s wife, a poignant expression of the ignored and uncredited contribution of women in the 1870s.

“a purity of style, a remarkable sense of place and time, that seems long matured and yet the beginning of something new and exciting… the revelation of a new directing talent.” - camera lucida

“…a work of art and surreal beauty, this film is a must-watch because it throws light on ob-scured aspects of our

Followed by a discussion with the writer, actor, producer, director Erica Fae (Yale School of Drama) and Rebecca Tannenbaum (Department of History and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.

Sponsored by Film & Media Studies Program, Yale School of Drama, Department of History, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, and Films at the Whitney, supported by the Barbakow Fund for Innovative Film Programs at Yale.

To Keep the Light Poster [pdf]