Today is International Day of the Woman. The Google banner animation is fantastic. But you want to see more than google animations, don't you? Why not see a documentary film about Alice Guy Blache, the first woman filmmaker?
Alison McMahan is the author of the award-winning Alice Guy Blaché, Lost Visionary of the Cinema (Bloomsbury, 2002) and The Films of Tim Burton: Animating Live Action in Hollywood (Bloomsbury, 2005). She has a Ph.D. in Cinema Studies and Women's Studies from Union Institute & University. She produces documentaries for Homunculus Productions, and writes screenplays and fiction. represented by Gina Panettieri of Talcott Notch Literary.
BE NATURAL: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché
Directed/Produced by: Pamela B. Green
Narrated by Jodie Foster
An investigation of the full scope of the life and work of cinema’s first female director, screenwriter, producer, and studio owner Alice Guy-Blaché. She made her first film in 1896 at age 23, and went on to write, direct, or produce more than 1,000 more!