A Special US Screening of STEALING ALICE Artist, Marc Seguin, in Attendance from Québec
ATLANTA (June 27, 2017) – There will be a special screening of beautifully cinematic, full length feature film, Stealing Alice, on September 15th. An intriguing drama about an art dealer set in Quebec, the event will take place at the Rich Auditorium at the Woodruff Arts Center. Internationally recognized artist, Marc Seguin, will be in attendance from Quebec for the reception, screening and an insightful Q&A following the film..
WHAT A special screening of the film, Stealing Alice. Starring
WHEN Friday, September 15, 2017 Reception from 7:00 to 8:00 pm
Film: 8:05 pm
Q&A with Marc Seguin: 9:35 to 10:00 pm
WHERE Rich Auditorium Woodruff Arts Center
1280 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
Marc Seguin, Artist: Stealing Alice is the first feature film written and directed by painter and author, Marc Seguin. As a painter, his art has been exhibited throughout the world (Basel, Hong Kong, Berlin, London and New York, where he has his studio). He is widely collected internationally by many contemporary art museums. He has published three critically acclaimed fiction novels.
Southeastern International Film Festival (SIFF) promotes connections between filmmaking professionals, audiences and entertainment professionals. It is a non-profit festival held in different cities throughout the Southeast to reach a broad audience and distribute qualifying films online. Independent filmmakers and entertainment professionals worldwide founded this festival in an effort to make independent film more prevalent in the Southeast.
Denise Jackson, Curator : With over 75 art exhibits in nine years, Denise Jackson realizes her goal of getting art and culture in front of a broad audience with exhibits and events that are memorable and thought provoking. She had a gallery in Castleberry Hill in Atlanta, curated for other galleries and venues and presented artists of national and international scope. Currently she is bringing art and culture projects from Québec and internationally to the US.
FILM SYNOPSIS : Alice Andanack was born to an Inuit mother and Québec ois father. She is an art dealer, but also a young woman with an uncommon social rage. Educated yet wild, she talks to ghosts and decides to avenge the religious and colonial heritage that was imposed on her mother’s people. She tries to understand the origins of vengeance.
With her sister, we follow Alice on her quest for survival and meaning, between Québec , Manhattan, Venice and the Vatican. She steals art and tries to finds answers to her questions. Stealing Alice is an ode to love, vengeance and solitude, a story of rage and beauty.
Shot in many countries over a period of eighteen months, the film is entirely self-produced. Stealing Alice features Fanny Mallette, Fanny Mallette, Joëlle Paré-Beaulieu, Oscar winning director Denys Arcand, Elisapie Isaac, Martha Flaherty (Robert Flaherty’s -Nanook of the North- daughter), Gaston Lepage, Fabien Cloutier, Anne Day-Jones, Verdiana Garau and Sylvio Archambault.
Written and directed by Marc Seguin DOP: Claudine Sauve
Sound: Melanie Gautier
Assistant Director: Bruno Boutianne Head Makeup Artist: Alex Lambert
Editor: Alain Baird and Tim Mirou
Executive Producer: Kimberlee ClarkA
Post production Supervisor: Gabrielle Bouchard
There will be a VIP reception preceding the film screening for guests of the Québec Delegation , sponsors and donors for the event. Those in attendance will meet artist, Marc Seguin, along with members of the Quebec Delegation and Canadian Consulate in Atlanta.
The lobby of the Rich Auditorium at the Woodruff Arts Center will open its doors an hour prior to the screening, where film goers can mingle and enjoy a cash bar.
Following the reception, the 90 minute fictional drama will commence. It will be screened for this one night only in digital cinema projection with dolby surround sound for a state of the art experience in the Rich Auditorium, which seats 420. The film is a cinematic treat, breathtaking in scope. While the dialogue is in French, English, Italian and Inuit Indian, there will be English subtitles accompanying the film.
Following the film, there will be a Q&A with artist, Marc Seguin.