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Another chance to see the play Alicia en la Sombre de las Maravillas

October 25, 2013

Teatro Federico Garcia Lorca

Getafe, in the province of Madrid, Spain

Last year I had the immense privilege of travelling to Toledo to see the premiere of the play developed by La Recua Teatro, Alicia en la Sombra de las Maravillas. This is an expressionistic biographical play of Alice Guy, partly based on my book. My review and pictures from the play here. You can buy tickets (9 Euros) here.

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How the World Looked to Victorians

I was fascinated recently to find a blog and an article about how the world looked to the Victorians. Of course it wasn't black and white, as these films are, but still, they give us a good idea of what it felt like to travel through New York City or around the world before 1915.  Read more »

Three Hours to go on Be Natural Kickstarter!

Be Natural SwagBe Natural SwagThe Kickstarter Campaign for Be Natura l is successful!  Pamela Green and Jarik van Sluijs of the   Read more »

Alice Guy on CNN!

The Be Natural Kickstarter campaign has less than a week to go. Today it's getting a big bump from appearances on CNN and in the Huffpost.  Read more »

Digital Cinema Report Article on Be Natural

Digital Report has published an article on the PIC Agency's documentary-in-development on Alice Guy, Be Natural. See the full article here.  Read more »

Be Natural Kickstarter Update: A Tramp's Strategy

The Be Natural Kickstarter Campaign now has eight updates. The update showing Pamela and Jarik, the documentary producers, looking at an original print of A Tramp's Strategy (Solax, 1911) is particularly moving.

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Be Natural (doc about Alice Guy) now on Kickstarter!

The folks at the The Pic Agency optioned my book, Alice Guy Blaché: Lost Visionary of the Cinema, about three years ago, with the idea of making it into a documentary.   Read more »

Alice Guy Blache in NJ Hall of Fame

After years of lobbying, Tom Meyers and the Fort Lee Film Commission has succeeded in getting Alice Guy included in the NJ Hall of Fame.   Read more »

A Great Blog on Film Firsts

The Nitrate Diva has posted an interesting blog on film history firsts that include LePrince's 1888 film, Edison's first synchronized sound film, and of course, Alice Guy's Cabbage Fairy, among others:

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Help Us Induct Alice Guy to the NJ Hall of Fame. Vote Today!

Alice on Horseback: Picture taken in front of Alice Guy's home on Lemoine Ave in the 1910. Courtesy Fort Lee Film Commission.Alice on Horseback: Picture taken in front of Alice Guy's home on Lemoine Ave in the 1910. Courtesy Fort Lee Film Commission.

In 2011 Alice Guy was inducted posthumously into the DGA. However, the 2012 effort to induct her into the NJ Hall of Fame did not succeed. Never one to quit, the Fort Lee Film Commission is trying again. You can help by voting today.

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