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A Tale of a Dog, The Young Doctor, and Shakespeare’s Hamlet


Toronto-based artist and author Brian Dedora shared with us many enlightening stories about his time working alongside William Kurelek in Av Isaacs’ framing shop. Brian wrote a terrific book titled With WK in the Workshop: A Memoir of William Kurelek which you can learn more about on his website by clicking here. Bill was not only a close friend of Brian’s but a fellow artist whom he greatly admired and learned from. We’d like to share with you a short clip below titled...

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


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...

Happy New Year!


Thank you for making 2012 such a great year and for all of your support of “William Kurelek’s The Maze”! The response to the film this last year has been overwhelming. We have some very exciting things planned for the new year and can’t wait to share them with you. Stay tuned! Happy New Year everyone!  

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 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...

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 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


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