Be Natural: The untold story of alice Guy-Blaché

“A timely contribution to the conversation about the challenges facing women
filmmakers…someone who really should be better known by now.”
~ the Hollywood reporter

About the FILM…

(103 min. / directed by Pamela B. Green / NR)

When Alice Guy-Blaché completed her first film in 1896 Paris, she was not only the first female filmmaker, but one of the first directors ever to make a narrative film. Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché follows her rise from Gaumont secretary to her appointment as head of production a year later, and her subsequent illustrious 20-year career in France and in the United States, as the founder of her own studio and as writer, director, and/or producer of 1,000 films — after which she was veritably erased from history. Until now….

In the NEWS…

‘Be Natural’ Review: Rescuing Alice Guy Blaché, a Film Pioneer, From Oblivion
~ The New York Times (Review)

Alice Guy-Blaché Is the Most Important Filmmaker You’ve Never Heard Of
~ Nashville Scene

Be Natural: A Woman Rewrites Film History
~ Leonard Malton (Review)

 
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Now SHOWING…

8/17 Sat. 3:00p

8/18 Sun. 2:00p - Final SHOW