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

jeudi 3 novembre 2016

Un frotteur (Alice Guy, 1907)

Un frotteur (Alice Guy, 1907) non signée ...Quand l’affiche invente le cinéma L’Institut Jean Vigo propose un voyage dans le temps en racontant, à travers une exposition, les origines de la “réclame des films”. Jusqu’au 6 novembre au couvent des Minimes de Perpignan (rue Rabelais).
Catalogue de l’exposition à la vente pour 17 euros.

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