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On October 13, 2011, one hundred and one years after Alice Guy Blaché produced her first film out of her Solax Studio, and forty three years after her death the Director's Guild of America inducted her as a member.

October 12, 2011, Fort Lee, NJ

 

 

On July 1st, 2011, the Fort Lee Film Commission organized a series of events to celebrate Alice Guy's birthday. Here are some images from the event.

 

The True Story of Alice Guy Blache -- Fort Lee Patch Article

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You can read the full article here.

And another article:

In honor of Alice Guy's birthday on July 1st, musician and composer Ben Model has created a new score for Alice Guy's 1912 Solax film Falling Leaves.

 

On July 1, Alice Guy's birthday, the Cinema Ritrovato in Bologna Italy will be screening a series of films Alice Guy made in Spain as well as the newly preserved copy of The Empress. The Empress will be shown without intertitles. Live piano by Maud Nelisson.

Hommage to Alice Guy, introduced by Kim Tomdjoglou, piano by Donald Sosin, at 10 am Sunday June 26th at the Il Cinema Retrovato XXV film festival in Bologna Italy. Program of selected shorts based on the theme of La comicità è la fonte di tutti i piaceri ("comedy is the source of all pleasure").


On Tuesday, June 28th, at 10 am the same festival will feature a program of Alice Guy's social issue dramas.

 

If you happen to find yourself in Bologna, Italy, on June 25th, make sure to attend the Alice Guy program at the festival Il Cinema Ritrovato.

Details:

16.15 - Sala Officinema / Mastroianni
Alice Guy: omaggio a una pioniera del cinema

Parte I. I primi film Gaumont (1898-1900)(A program from her Gaumont films)


Parte II. Eroi ed eroine infantili

On July 1, 2011, the Fort Lee Film Commission is celebrating what would have been Alice Guy Blaché's 139th birthday with a graveside ceremony, a reception and luncheon, and a film screening.