In Anne Feltcher’s (Step Up (2006), 27 Dresses (2008) and The Proposal (2009)) newest Dumplin’ we are introduced to Willowdean Dickson – aka Dumplin’ – (Danielle Macdonald)
So who is Alice Guy-Blaché? She is among the first people anywhere to make a narrative film. From 1896 to 1906, she was probably the only female filmmaker in the world. She worked her way up to leading one of the first studios, Gaumont, and later founded her own production company, Solax.
Today, the Grand Rapids Feminist Film Festival takes place at Grand Rapid’s Urban Institute of Comtemporary Art, 2 Fulton St W, Grand Rapids, MI 49503. Phone: (616) 454-7000. Activities start at 1200 Noon.