Lost Visionary - News

British Pathé Archive has put much of its archives online. This is a great bonanza for early film fans.

For example, you can see pre-1910 footage here:

September 4-5, 2010

Rehovot, Israel


The catalogue edited by Joan Simon for the Whitney Retrospective of the work of Alice Guy Blaché last winter has won the Silver Medal in the 2010 Independent Publisher Book Awards.

Winners will be honored in a ceremony on May 25th in New York City. For more information look here.

I left my heart in Arizona. The trip plan was go to Show Low, Arizona, give a talk, spend some time with Adrienne Blaché-Channing and her husband Bob Channing, her daughter Serena and Serena’s husband and children. We kicked off our visit by stopping at the Grand Canyon; Adrienne and Bob met us there and drove us to every stop on the South Rim.

Crossing the Line 2009
Alice Guy Blaché Film Score Project with Tender Forever, Du Yun, Tamar Muskal, and Missy Mazzoli
Tuesday, September 29, 2009 at 8pm
Florence Gould Hall 55 East 59th Street New York, NY 10022
Tickets from ticketmaster: Call: 212 307 4100

Winter 2009

The Whitney Museum of Art in New York retrospective of the work of Alice Guy Blache (catalog available from Yale University Press):
November 6, 2009 - January 20, 2010

Malaga, June 23-25, 2009

Alison McMahan will be part of the press conference for the release of Francisco Griñan's latest book, on early cinema in Spain, Las estaciones perdidas del cine mudo en Málaga, which will inaugurate a series on Malaga Cinema. Tuesday June 23, 2009, at noon, in the Centro Cultural Provincial de la calle Ollerías, 34, in Malaga.

Brussels, September 22, 2008

Alison McMahan will give a lecture on the films of Alice Guy Blaché at the Festival du Films des Femmes in Brussels on September 22nd.

To see some of Alice Guy's films, click here:

Tuesday, November 13, 2007 - 6:00 pm,
Donnell Library Auditorium, 20 W. 53rd St., New York City, Free Admission

Asserting Yourself in Men's Clothes: Cross-Dressing in the Comedies of Alice Guy Blaché, the First Woman Filmmaker