06-24 November 2019

SEBERG

SEBERG

Premieres
Benedict Andrews

United States

2019 / 96’ / Hawaii Premiere / English

Inspired by true events, SEBERG tells the story of À BOUT DE SOUFFLE (Breathless) star and darling of the French New Wave, Jean Seberg, who in the late 1960s was targeted by the illegal FBI surveillance program COINTELPRO (COunter INTELligence PROgram), a pet project of J. Edgar Hoover, aimed at surveilling, infiltrating, discrediting, and disrupting domestic political organizations. Seberg’s political and romantic involvement with civil rights activist Hakim Jamal (Anthony Mackie) made her a target of the FBI’s ruthless attempts to disrupt, discredit and expose the Black Power movement.
An ambitious young FBI agent, Jack Solomon (Jack O’Connell), is assigned to surveil her, only to find his fate dangerously interwoven with her own. Under the ruthless gaze of the FBI, the threads of Jean’s life come apart. Like her character in ST. JOAN (her acting debut), whom she played for Otto Preminger, Jean passes through the fire. Surviving breakdown and loss, she transforms volatility into hard-won grace. Kristen Stewart turns in a bravura performance that captures the spirit of a martyred icon.

-Anderson Le

Screenings
Tuesday 12 18:15 - 19:56Regal Dole Cannery 1
Saturday 16 16:45 - 18:26Regal Dole Cannery 1
DirectorBenedict Andrews.
CastKristen Stewart, Anthony Mackie, Margaret Qualley, Zazie Beetz and Jade Pettyjohn.
ScreenplayJoe Shrapnel and Anna Waterhouse.

Naima Abed ... executive producer
Marina Acton ... producer
Fred Berger ... producer
David Diliberto ... co-producer
Tara Finegan ... executive music producer
Kate Garwood ... producer
Emilie Georges ... executive producer
Stephen Hopkins ... producer
Brian Kavanaugh-Jones ... producer
Bradley Pilz ... producer
Alan Ritchson ... producer
Philip W. Shaltz ... executive producer
Joe Shrapnel ... executive producer
Stephen Spence ... executive producer
Dan Spilo ... executive producer
Marsha L. Swinton ... executive producer
Peter Touche ... executive producer
Anna Waterhouse ... executive producer

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