At The Whitney Museum of American Art Friday, December 4, 2009, 7.pm.
On December 4th, 2009 the Whitney screened three films by Alice Guy Blaché which the Women’s Film Preservation Fund had helped preserve. These charming comedies were all made at her Solax Studios, in Fort Lee, New Jersey. Mixed Pets is the earliest extant Solax Film and A Fool and His Money is the first American film featuring an all African American cast. Matrimonys Speed Limit one of the Fund’s first films, was part of its inaugural project in 1995.
On Saturday, November 14, 2009, from 9:30 am-5 pm the “Woman with a Movie Camera: Alice Guy Blaché Symposium,” was held at the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Film Center, New York University, 36 East 8th Street, New York. The event was co-sponsored by the Whitney’s Education Department and the Department of Cinema Studies, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University. Read more »
Crossing the Line 2009 Alice Guy Blaché Film Score Project with Tender Forever, Du Yun, Tamar Muskal, and Missy Mazzoli Tuesday, September 29, 2009 at 8pm Florence Gould Hall 55 East 59th Street New York, NY 10022 Tickets from ticketmaster: Call: 212 307 4100
My first encounter with Alice Guy Blaché, the one that changed my life forever, happened on a sunny day in New York City in 1985. I was in my second year of film school in the Graduate Film Production program at New York University, and I was working on a movie shoot with a friend. Read more »