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Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché

1h 43m Documentary 2018

Pamela B. Green’s rousing call-to-arms to remember, celebrate a preserve the work of one of the most significant pioneers of cinema.

In her luminous and illuminating documentary, Pamela B. Green effectively rewrites history by examining the life of one of the great pioneers of cinema who was curiously left out of the history books.

With a career spanning three decades, operations spanning two continents and a creative output of over a thousand films Guy-Blaché was enormously productive and incredibly savvy. Aside from this, though, her works displayed an emotional impact and narrative complexity that stood out amongst the early factual spectacles of the era – in fact, it is said that she invented narrative cinema.


Pamela B. Green


French, English




United States


Backlot Films

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