Alice Guy Blache by Emmanuelle Gaume with Alexandra Lamy

Alice Guy Blache by Emmanuelle Gaume with Alexandra Lamy
Why a movie? Guy-Blaché is the definition of an industry pioneer, rising first through Gaumont Studios, then by becoming the founder and head of Solax Studios. By all accounts a cisgender woman, she nonetheless challenged masculine stereotypes, making big meaningful moves like casting women into then-typically male professions, like magicians or dog-trainers, and taking on the masculine roles herself, dressing as a man and stepping in front of the camera. Today, as we continue to mold our perspectives on how we conceptualize gender and sexuality in mainstream artr, Guy-Blaché’s story is both a feminist rendering of an inherently masculine system, and a subversion of how women were expected to perform both on- and off-screen

samedi 18 avril 2015

Gaumont 120 ans; Alice Guy depuis que le cinéma existe -Exposition 104 Paris

SOLAX NOTES. The Solax Co.'s line of posters breaks away from the ordinary run. Their scheme Is not to use an enlarged "still" picture, but In- corporate In their lithographsa general scheme or a combination of artistic values which In total brings out the central theme of the photoplay ...

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