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Oct 9, 2020

At the top, Rita shares an intimate moment with her mother. Then Amanda introduces Alice Guy-Blaché, credited as the first female filmmaker and perhaps the first person ever to create a narrative film. 

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Sources for this episode:

Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché
Women Film Pioneers Project bio
by Alison McMahan
“Overlooked No More: Alice Guy Blaché, the World’s First Female Filmmaker” by Manohla Dargis
Mental Floss
“Alice Guy-Blaché, Forgotten Film Pioneer” by Valerie Debenedette
LA Review of Books
“The Astonishing and Multiple Achievements of Alice Guy-Blaché” by Sarah Gleeson-White
Herself 360
“Women Pioneer Series-Alice Guy-Blaché” by Lyvia Feraco
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
“Frame by Frame: Alice Guy-Blaché”
“Alice Guy Blaché - The Greatest Filmmaker You Don’t Know”