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Jun 02

Be Natural Documentary Narrated By Jodie Foster Now Playing Portland Museum of Art | 7 Congress Square 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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BE NATURAL: THE UNTOLD STORY OF ALICE GUY-BLACHÉ, about the first female filmmaker, narrated by Jodie Foster, is opening at the Portland Museum of Art on May 31.

Trailer

Be Natural The Movie

Synopsis
When Alice Guy-Blaché completed her first film in 1896 Paris, she was not only the first female filmmaker, but one of the first directors ever to make a narrative film. Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché follows her rise from Gaumont secretary to her appointment as head of production a year later, and her subsequent illustrious 20-year career in France and in the United States, as the founder of her own studio and as writer, director, and/or producer of 1,000 films—after which she was veritably erased from history. Until now…. Directed by Pamela B. Green, the film is narrated by Jodie Foster.