August 1, 2022
Alice Guy Blaché – AFI Catalog Spotlight
This month, AFI celebrates the world’s first female director, Alice Guy Blaché, who made more than 700 films in a career that spanned from 1896 to 1920. Starting out as Alice Guy in her homeland France as a secretary for motion-picture camera manufacturer Léon Gaumont, she was one of the few in attendance at Lumiere’s...
March 5, 2021
AFI Movie Club: BE NATURAL: THE UNTOLD STORY OF ALICE GUY-BLACHÉ
Join AFI as an AFI Star Member or above and watch this film for FREE, along with other complimentary AFI-curated films on our on-demand streaming service. Each month, a selection of new titles will be added with unlimited views! JOIN OR UPGRADE MEMBERSHIP BE NATURAL: THE UNTOLD STORY OF ALICE GUY-BLACHÉ is a documentary about cinema's...
March 1, 2021
AFI Catalog Spotlight: “Women They Talk About”
Women were forerunners of the film industry. In honor of Women’s History Month, the AFI Catalog Spotlight is focused on Women They Talk About, an NEH-funded AFI initiative documenting the widely unrecorded contributions of female filmmakers in the silent film era and uncovering the true story of women’s pioneering role in the creation of American...
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