Category: film festivals


William Kurelek’s The Maze UK Premiere

William Kurelek’s The Maze UK Premiere

We are thrilled to announce that this coming February, we will be bringing William Kurelek’s The Maze to London. We can hardly express how meaningful this event will be for us; our journey of completing these two films began over 40 years ago when our father travelled to London to see with his own eyes and film The Maze painting. Now we will come full circle, seeing the masterpiece ourselves while sharing Kurelek’s story with a fresh new audience across the pond. The premiere...

Screenings in the Fall

Screenings in the Fall

    Enter William Kurelek’s The Maze With Screenings in the Fall We have some special screenings of William Kurelek’s The Maze happening this fall inToronto, Ottawa, & Montreal, along with others.  Please stay tuned as we’ll be announcing more details in the coming weeks and let us know if you’d like the film to come to your city.  In the meantime, we’re proud to announce the Montreal screening at the inaugural edition of the Au Contraire Film Festival, inspired by Toronto’s Rendezvous with Madness Film Festival. The festival...

International Festival of Films on Art

International Festival of Films on Art

Hello everyone! We are very excited to announce that “William Kurelek’s The Maze” will be part of this years International Festival of Films on Art in Montreal. The International Festival of Film on Art (FIFA) is a non-profit organization devoted to the promotion and presentation of the finest productions on art and media art. A ten-day competitive festival, it is the most important annual event of its kind in the world. FIFA has become a focal point for artist and artisant...

Rendezvous with Madness Nov. 13th in Toronto

Rendezvous with Madness Nov. 13th in Toronto

We are excited to announce that William Kurelek’s The Maze will be part of this years film festival Rendezvous with Madness. Rendezvous with Madness (RWM) is the world’s first and longest running film festival showcasing films that address issues of mental health and/or addiction. The festival provides a unique opportunity for filmmakers to screen their work and has grown into a filmmaker favourite over the past eighteen years. The film will be playing on Tuesday, November 13 at 8:30 PM at...

Showing Oct. 14th at the Syracuse International Film Festival

Showing Oct. 14th at the Syracuse International Film Festival

We are excited to announce that William Kurelek’s The Maze will be showing at the Syracuse International Film Festival.  The screening will take place on Sunday Oct. 14th at 1 pm. at CNY Jazz Central in Syracuse, NY. Director Robert M. Young will be a special guest at the screening and will be conducting a Q&A following the screening. Tickets can be purchased at the venue 30 minutes prior to screening. For more information please visit http://filminsyracuse.com/ CNY Jazz Central 441 East Washington St. Syracuse,...

Showing Oct. 2nd – Ventura Film Society

Showing Oct. 2nd – Ventura Film Society

“American director Robert M. Young (VFS CAREER TRIBUTE 2009) returns with his recently rediscovered 1970 film about the disturbing life and art of the renowned Canadian painter William Kurelek. This painter’s harrowing journey and eventual redemption are brilliantly evoked by the director’s sons, Nick and Zack Young, through their use of digital animation and sound desin they have joined their father in a unique collaboration, the vibrant reimagining of a forty year old film made before they were born.” -(VFS) William...

Showing Sept. 19th – Frames of Mind film series

Showing Sept. 19th – Frames of Mind film series

Pacific Cinémathèque is pleased to join with the Institute of Mental Health, UBC Department of Psychiatry in presenting “Frames of Mind,” a monthly event utilizing film and video to promote professional and community education on issues pertaining to mental health and illness. Screenings, accompanied by presentations and panel discussions, are held on the third Wednesday of each month. This month William Kurelek’s The Maze Wednesday, September 19 2012 – 7:30pm Pacific Cinémathèque 1131 Howe Street, between Helmcken and Davie Streets...

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...