Following our screening of Ida Lupino's second directorial effort, Anne Morra (Associate Curator in the Department of Film at the Museum of Modern Art, New York) will deliver a presentation on the film's significance and Lupino's tremendous influence.
Anne Morra is Associate Curator in the Department of Film at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. She has organized numerous film exhibitions, including 50 Years of James Bond, Breaking Bard: Shakespeare on Film, Summer with Judy Holliday, and B is for Bogart. Morra is a member of the Women's Film Preservation Fund grant-selection committee, the advisory board of Bard College's Center for Moving Image Arts, and the editorial board of The Moving Image: The Journal of the Association of Moving Image Archivists. Her writing can be found in MoMA's Inside/Out blog, the Journal of Film Preservation, MoMA's Modern Women, Sight & Sound, and numerous exhibition catalogs. Morra is a recognized Joseph Cornell film scholar and writes frequently on topics related to the artist's films. She appeared on the Turner Classic Movies network in 2012 and 2016 to provide on-air commentary with Robert Osborne during programming celebrating MoMA's achievements in film preservation and the 80th anniversary of the founding of the MoMA film department.