Changing the Future
Hello, Alice fans!
As you know, we are very close to getting Alice's story out into the world.
We have an exciting and emotional surprise for you! All of us... Read more
Hello, Alice Supporters!
It has been a bit!
Alice has been keeping us very busy, but we wanted to take the time to share a short clip of our adventures... Read more
Hello, Everyone from "Be Natural" land!
As we are working away to get to the finish line, we wanted to share a fun moment with a fellow filmmaker who joined... Read more
Lost & Found
We wanted to share some fun news, and the power of just never giving up. If you are persistent and determined, anything can happen. It did for Alice.... Read more
All because of you and your support!
Happy New Year to all of our amazing Alice fans!
Many of you have been asking when you can get the DVD of the film. Well, your support and our... Read more
Mystery Unsolved - We need your help!
We wanted to update you on the mystery of the bust. Take a look...
Finding the bust was a bust :( . Alice's bust is out there somewhere... Read more
Happy Birthday Alice!!!
Alice Guy-Blaché, was born on this day in 1873. Happy 141st Birthday, Alice! You inspire us beyond words!
For more information on how you can help Be Natural further, follow... Read more
The Bust - Part III
And the mystery continues... Again...
Take a look!
For more information on how you can help Be Natural further, follow us on Twitter and Facebook, send people to... Read more
The Bust - Part II
The mystery of the bust continues.
Take a look!!
For more information on how you can help Be Natural further, follow us on Twitter and Facebook, send people... Read more
We wanted to share our latest mystery:
In addition to that, more and more merchandise is going out! The ties, berets, iPhone cases, pens, notebooks, and pet collars all have... Read more
Merchandise: Share Your Photos With Us!
We've been getting a lot of great feedback as more and more of you have been getting your rewards. We'd love for you to snap a photo and... Read more
Website Store Is Live!
It's the first day of spring, and we're celebrating by announcing that our Be Natural website store is officially open! Due to an overwhelming number of requests, we... Read more
Thank you for keeping up with our updates and for being supportive!
We are still in shipping and receiving mode on goodies, and we really appreciate your patience.... Read more
Hello Be Natural backers !
It's been a while. As you know, we are working away on Be Naturaland are in the shipping and receiving mode... But we made... Read more
"The Intern" & The Ocean Waif
Hello Be Natural backers!
We want to update you on one of our latest discoveries. Be Natural was contacted by the "Intern" who helped restore The Ocean Waif.
Take... Read more
We just added more magic to Be Natural!!
Hello Be Natural backers !
It's been a bit. As you know, we are in the process of shipping your goodies.
And because we are so grateful and excited, we... Read more
We wanted to update you on our latest news!
We found more of Alice's films, and today CNN shared our latest findings with the world.
Check it out: ... Read more
The Lumières' Cameraman's Descendant
Hello to all of our amazing backers!
It's been a bit, so we wanted to update you on our progress.
We found the descendant of one of the Lumière brothers... Read more
Research 102: The Discovery
The Kickstarter campaign may be over, but our journey is not, and neither are our updates!
To all our backers, thank you againfor your support. To all the newcomers,... Read more
BE NATURAL = SUCCESSFUL!
Thank you again for being part of an amazing campaign. You've done it!We're funded, and we couldn't be happier and more thankful to all of you! You're... Read more
Research 101: The Fashion Historian
Hello to all the new Alice backers!
Happy Women's Equality Day, and happy last day of the Be Natural campaign!
Thank you for all your support and love for Alice. ... Read more
WE MADE IT!!! Virtual group hug!!!
Thank you, thank you, thank you!!! WE'VE REACHED OUR GOAL!!! Great job, everyone! :)
Thank you so much! We've reached our $200k goal, and we're very very very grateful to... Read more
Research 101: The Lost Interview - ON VIMEO
Ok, let's try this again. As you've probably found out by now, the link on Kickstarter is not working. They've been having some problems today. But we don't give up,... Read more
Research 101: The Lost Interview - REDUX
(Hi Again. Sorry if this is a repeat update for you. Kickstarter has been having some technical difficulties today!)
Thank you for your support!
We are so close... Read more
Research 101: The Lost Interview
Thank you so much for your support so far!
We are so close that we felt we had to give you another update! :)
When we started out,... Read more
We're 3000+ strong!!! Only $22,000 more to the finish line!!!
TEAM ALICE IS NOW 3000+ STRONG AND COUNTING!!! THIS IS AMAZING AND INSPIRING!!! THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU FOR YOUR INVALUABLE SUPPORT!!!
We have less than $22,000to go... Read more
Kickstarter brings Alice back to her Chilean roots!
We had to share this.
Alice got half a page today in the biggest newspaper in Chile, the land of her childhood! Journalist Daniel Olave, correspondent for El Mercurio... Read more
Alice's fans speak to the press!
Thank you, Thank you, Thank you! You're making it happen!!!
Be Natural is almost at 75% of its goal! The plan keeps working, and everybody who finds out about Alice... Read more
Research 101: The Film Collector
First of all, WHAO, WHAT A DAY! The number of backers is off the charts.
THANK YOU!!! KEEP SHARING!!!
Welcome to all the new Team Alicemembers! (Please make sure you... Read more
ALICE GOES VIRAL!!! We're at 53% of our goal! 15% in one day, SO FAR!!!
THANK YOU EVERYONE!!!! OMG, IT IS HAPPENING!!!
Finally, Alice has found her audience!
WE'VE ADDED 680+ NEW FOLLOWERS since YESTERDAY! Welcome to Team Alice!
We're going to make it! Together... Read more
WELCOME TO ALL THE NEW BACKERS!!!
WELCOME TO ALL THE 500+ NEW BACKERS!!!
You are now part of Team Alice! And we've gone viral!!!
Before you do anything else, please watch some of our previous updates... Read more
Thank you, Kickstarter! This is why Alice's story must be told!
Thank you, Kickstarter!
Today, Robert Dassanowsky felt compelled to contact us after seeing Be Naturalon Kickstarter. We're so happy he did! He is a film historian, an independent film... Read more
Alice on KCRW, THE DAILY BEAST, and MOVIEMAKER!
Another great morning! Alice is BACK IN THE NEWS!
THE DAILY BEAST (NEWSWEEK): The First Woman Behind a Camera, Now Forgotten
KCRW: ...the story of the most important woman in film... Read more
We have to visualize it to make it! GO TEAM ALICE!!!
Let's visualize together! That is what Alice did!
What an amazing day! Today, there are more than 720 of us! Welcome to all the new backers. You are part of... Read more
Alice is on CNN today!
Thank you everyone, THE PLAN IS WORKING, so keep at it!
We're at 680+ backers, the rate of pledges is increasing, and WE'RE IN THE NEWS!
CNN: Trying to... Read more
Kickstarter 101: What happens if you don't make your goal?
For all those new to Kickstarter and because lately we're getting this question quite often, here is the answer:
IF WE DON'T MAKE OUR GOAL ON KICKSTARTER, WE DON'T GET... Read more
REALITY CHECKED - one week to go!!!
Welcome to all the new backers! 100+ of you have joined us since Friday!!! That is amazing, but your job is not done!
We have ONE WEEK TO GO,... Read more
Research 101: Meet the Historians
What a day!!! Be Natural has reached 1/4 of the goal!!!!
Welcome to all the new backers! Don't miss out on our previous updates. There are some very... Read more
500+ Backers! Wow! Thank you! (IMPORTANT MESSAGE)
With your support and help we've reached 500+ backers to tell Alice's story. Woohooo!
Thank you! As you know, we only have 10 days to go, so... Read more
Crowdfunding 101: Take Action, 11 days to go!
Thank you everyone! We're at 20% of our goal, and we're about to enter the final stretch of our campaign. This is it!
In order to reach our goal we've... Read more
"I Met Alice"
During our extensive research and detective work we hit the jackpot and came across Harry Kümmel a filmmaker that met Alice and interviewed her early in is his career on... Read more
Thank you Sundance Institute!
A big THANK YOU to all our backers and supporters so far! Because of you, the project is getting more and more exposure, so keep up the good work!... Read more
Research 101: The Master of Suspense
Thank you everyone for voting for us on Indiewire for Project of the Week. It looks like Be Natural has won, but it should be more official tomorrow!
In honor... Read more
We're the Project of the Day on Kickstarter today!
Thank you, thank you, thank you, to all our new backers and to Kickstarter, for choosing Be Natural as Project of the Day today!
Please share the great news, and show... Read more
Petra Haden, singer and violinist, has join Be Natural!
Singer and violinist Petra Haden has joined Be Natural!
Very exciting! Share the news!
Click below for a special message from Petra.
Research 101: Doris Kenyon's Scrapbooks
Thank you for an amazing Friday, and welcome to all the new supporters!To show our appreciation, we're sharing a little more from our journey to discover the story of... Read more
Composers Mark Isham and Cindy O'Connor join "Be Natural"!
We have a very special announcement to make today.
Award-winning composers Mark Isham and Cindy O'Connor have joined our team!
It is a real honor to be able to work... Read more
We're the Project of the Day on Indiewire today!
Please share this.
Be Natural is Project of the Day on Indiewire.
Project of the Day: Doc about the First Woman Film Director
Make sure to VOTE TOMORROW to make... Read more
"Be Natural" in the news.
This just in! We know this is the 4th update of the day, but Be Natural has just been selected by Indiewireto be the project of the... Read more
Seeing Alice's Films: The Tramp's Strategy (1911)
To thank you for your support, we're sharing a very special film by Alice today – one that you'll only be able to see here!
As part of our research,... Read more
You are our only option!
Thank you to all of our followers and supporters for joining us in our fight to tell Alice's story!
Raising Awareness: Doing whatever it takes!
Hello Alice fans!
Thank you for taking us to our $20K milestone! We are officially three weeks away from the end of our Kickstarter, and need another $180K to... Read more
Our First Supporter: Robert Redford
A special message from our very first supporter.
Now it's up to all of us together to tell Alice's story. Keep spreading the word, and keep sharing!
Thank you... Read more
Seeing Alice's Films: A Fool and His Money (1912)
Thank you again everyone.A lot of new backers have joined us today, and you're support through pledges, emails, tweets, and phone calls has been incredible. We couldn't help ourselves,... Read more
Thank you to all of Alice's fans and supporters. You are the reason that this story is going to get told. Let's keep the momentum going by continuing to share... Read more