Van Halen’s “Fair Warning” Album Cover

Van Halen’s “Fair Warning” Album Cover

Many of you may not know that the rock band Van Halen had used parts of William Kurelek’s painting “The Maze” for their 1981 album art work. There is an article about Van Halen’s “Fair Warning” album cover at Van Halen News Desk. The album cover remains as stirring and enigmatic as it was upon the day of the record’s release April 29, 1981. Yet few Van Halen fans know the story of that album art, which has a background...

Back from Starz Denver Film Festival

Back from Starz Denver Film Festival

We had three great screenings at Starz Denver Film Festival in November. Everyone seemed very moved by the film and responded to it in a very positive way. Very special thanks to everyone who worked at the festival and to longtime friends of the Young family, Ron Henderson, Kelly Clement and Howie Movshovitz! I believe our father Robert M. Young’s showed his film The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez at Starz Denver exactly 30 years ago. It was very special to...

Showing at the 2011 Starz Denver Film Festival

Showing at the 2011 Starz Denver Film Festival

We are excited to announce that “William Kurelek’s The Maze” will be at this years Starz Denver Film Festival. Showtimes: Thursday, November 10, 7:00pm Advance tix sold out. Tickets may be available 1 hour prior to show time. Friday, November 11, 4:15 PM Denver FilmCenter/Colfax BUY TICKETS Saturday, November 12, 2:45 PM Starz FilmCenter BUY TICKETS Colorodo Public Radio film critic Howie Movshovitz picked “William Kurelek’s The Maze” as one of three films that you don’t want to miss at...

Mill Valley Film Festival Premiere!

Mill Valley Film Festival Premiere!

We recently got back from premiering “William Kurelek’s The Maze” at the 2011 Mill Valley Film Festival. We had two successful screenings and the audience response was aMAZEing! Very special thanks to Mark Fishkin, Kelly Clement and everyone at the festival who made it so special! One of the producers of the film, Zack Young gave an interview for Marin TV at the festival. Click Here to check it out. The interview starts about 7 minutes into the video. Check...

Premiering at the 2011 Mill Valley Film Festival

Premiering at the 2011 Mill Valley Film Festival

William Kurelek’s The Maze will be premiering at the 2011 Mill Valley Film Festival. Wednesday October 12th 2011 @ 7:15 PM – Sequoia Theatre, Mill Valley, CA Saturday October 15th 2011 @ 5:15 PM – Smith Rafael Film Center – San Rafael Click Here for tickets

William Kurelek: The Messenger

William Kurelek: The Messenger

William Kurelek: The Messenger is the largest art exhibition ever held of Kurelek’s work which is on tour across Canada from fall 2011 to fall 2012. The exhibition kicks off at Winnipeg Art Gallery on September 30th 2011. William Kurelek’s The Maze will be showing at Winnipeg Art Gallery on October 13th and November 26th. Tickets $10 • Available online, at the WAG front desk, at the door,  or by calling 789.0516 Join filmmaker Nick Young for a special Q&A session...

New site launched! THEMAZEMOVIE.COM

New site launched! THEMAZEMOVIE.COM

Welcome to the official website for the film “William Kurelek’s The Maze.” We will be updating this site regularly so please check back often. Add us on twitter @themazemovie