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Be Natural: The Untold Story Of Alice Guy-Blache (PG)

March 12 @ 6:30 pm


Dir. Pamela Green. USA 2018. 1hr 43mins.

CAST: Alice Guy, Richard Abel, Marc Abraham

This incredible documentary delves deep into cinematic history to tell the story of the very first female filmmaker, Alice Guy-Blaché, revealing for the first time the full scope of her life and pioneering work. Having 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. In Be
Natural, the director Pamela B. Green acts as a detective, revealing the real story of Alice and highlighting her contributions to the birth of cinema and her acclaim as a creative force in the earliest years of movie-making. Narrated by Jodie Foster, the film is the result of eight years of research and features input
from Diablo Cody, Geena Davis, Julie Delpy, Ava DuVernay, Patty Jenkins, Ben Kingsley, Agnès Varda and more.

Find more information about the film here.

Date: March 12
Time: 6:30 pm
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