Rendezvous with Madness and The Department of Psychiatry at U of T Co-Present a Special Screening: William Kurelek’s The Maze, October 8, 2014 – 7 p.m.

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Rendezvous with Madness and The Department of
Psychiatry at U of T
Co-Present a Special Screening:
William Kurelek’s The Maze
October 8, 2014 – 7 p.m.  
TIFF Bell Lightbox, Reitman Square, 350 King St. West

 

Rendezvous with Madness Film Festival (RWM) and the Department of Psychiatry at U of T have teamed up to co-present a special screening of William Kurelek’s The Maze as part of the 2nd annual MindFest salute to National Mental Illness Awareness Week. On Wednesday October 8 beginning at 7 p.m. at the TIFF Bell Lightbox co-producers, filmmakers and brothers,~Nick~and Zack~Young, will join via Skype to introduce this multi-generational film. The event will also host a panel discussion including William Kurelek’s second eldest son Stephen, following the screening.

 

Tickets are $10 for general admission and $5 for students and can be purchased online by visiting Mindfest.ca or https://tytix.tiff.net/scripts/max/10.17.40.32-35000/maxweb.exe

 

William Kurelek’s The Maze is a timeless film about an artist, his creations, his inner demons and the external influences – both good and bad – that shaped his work. The feature length documentary is dramatically told through Kurelek’s paintings and his on-camera revelations. It takes an intimate look into the life of one of the 20th century’s most fascinating artists, his struggles with attempted suicide and a self-professed “spiritual crisis.”

 

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