BANNED! Witch Hunt - Hybrid Film Talk

Early promo for Margaret Sanger's silent film Birth Control aside still from the silent film Häxan

January 12, 2022


Week 1 of BANNED! will focus on silent era films Birth Control (Margaret Sanger, 1917) and Häxan (Benjamin Christensen, 1922).

This SIFF Film Talk will be presented in person at the SIFF Film Center and livestreamed via Zoom. Purchase a ticket below for either in-person attendance at the Film Center or for livestream access. You may also purchase a full series pass for access to all BANNED! Film Talks and screenings.


Wednesday, January 12, 2022
7:00–9:00pm PT
$25 Sustainer | $15 Regular | $10 SIFF member
SIFF Film Center (live) and livestreamed via Zoom Webinar. Zoom meeting details will be emailed to passholders and virtual ticket purchasers shortly before the scheduled event.

John Trafton


John Trafton is a Lecturer in Film Studies at Seattle University and the author of "The American Civil War and The Hollywood War Film." Visit his website.