Alice Guy was the first female film director. She would become the first female movie studio owner, and one of the most prominent filmmakers in the industry, making her one of the highest paid women in the U.S.
How could such an important figure in the birth of cinema be unknown to us?
So we, filmmakers Pamela Green and Jarik van Sluijs, had a case, a real detective story. We decided to search for answers. We’ve discovered surprising new information as we began our research and interviews. It turned into a feature documentary in-the-making about Alice Guy-Blaché and the birth of cinema – Be Natural.
This Kickstarter is so incredibly important to educating people about film history and more importantly the role of women in the earliest days of cinema and if you’re into film you should really consider donating to this.