Pamela Green – BE NATURAL: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché

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Although largely forgotten to history, Alice Guy-Blaché was one of the very earliest pioneers in moving pictures, exploring and innovating from the late 1890s til the 1920s, when Wall Street and  Trust capitalism squeezed her out of the art and business of filmmaking.

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Pamela Green’s film resurrects her work and re-establishes her place in film history.

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To this day, Alice Guy-Blaché is the only woman to have ever built her own film studio.

WFP-GUY24-300x219.jpgAlthough French, Alice Guy-Blaché was one of the pioneers of The Western genre. Hers were distinguished by the strong women who were featured in principle roles.

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Although she had originally written The Fool and His Money for an inclusive cast, because the actors of European descent declined to participate, Alice Guy-Blaché became the first writer/director/producer of an all African American cast.

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