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McQUEEN OPENING THIS SUMMER A BEHIND-THE-SCENES LOOK

McQUEEN

OPENING THIS SUMMER

A BEHIND-THE-SCENES LOOK

by Asian Fusion Editorial Team

Experience the passion, tragedy and creative genius of Lee Alexander McQueen in the new documentary film  McQUEEN opening this summer in theaters.

Through exclusive interviews with his closest friends and family, recovered archives, exquisite visuals and music,  McQUEEN is an authentic celebration and thrilling portrait of an inspired yet tortured fashion visionary.  Directed by Ian Bonhôte and co-directed/written by Peter Ettedgui, the film is a personal and intimate look at the extraordinary life career and artistry of one of the most influential fashion designers of our time.

McQUEEN opens in theaters on July 20th. Los Angeles press screening dates below and press day with the filmmakers will be in mid July.  Asian Fusion is proud to have been invited to this exclusive media film preview and opening in Los Angeles, and to meet with the director and crew.  We have put this at the top our must-see summer movies, and hope that you will do the same.

In person press day in Los Angeles will be on July 17th at the London Hotel in West Hollywood.

Ian Bonhote is an award-winning film director and producer. His career has earned him credits spanning commercials, music video and fashion films, as well as co-founding the Production Company Pulse Films (pulsefilms.com) with fellow producers Thomas  Benski and Marisa Clifford, in 2004.  Pulse Films co-produced the “The  Witch” as well as “American  Honey” (2016 Jury Prize Cannes Winner). In 2016, Ian sold the company to the Vice Media Group. In  2016, Ian  completed  his  first feature film “ALLEYCATS”, as a director and  executive  producer (distributed worldwide, by Universal Studios), as well as founding, Misfits Entertainment  (Misfits) Ltd. “McQueen” is Ian Bonhôte’s 2nd  feature film.

As a film-maker, Peter Ettedgui works across both fiction and non-fiction. He  produced ‘Kinky Boots’, starring Joel Edgerton and Chiwitel Ejiofor, which went on to become a hit Broadway/West End stage musical. For ‘Listen to Me, Marlon’, a film  portrait of Marlon Brando told through  the actor’s audio archives,  Peter received a Peabody Award and the International Documentary Award for best writing in a documentary.

Ian Bonhote, Peter Ettedgui

Amy Fine Collins with Guest

Chloe Wise with Guest

 Jane Rosenthal

Kinvara Balfour

Chloe Wise with Guest

Ann McQueen, Janet McQueen, Ian Bonhote

Peter Ettedgui, Ann McQueen, Janet McQueen, Ian Bonhote, Andrew Karpen

Ian Bonhote and Janet McQueen with Guests

Peter Ettedgui, Jane Rosenthal, Paula Weinstein, Ian Bonhote

Jane Rosenthal, Paula Weinstein, Janet McQueen, Ian Bonhote

Jane Rosenthal, Ian Bonhote, Janet McQueen, Paula Weinstein, Peter Ettedgui, Andrew Karpen

McQueen is a personal look at the extraordinary life, career, and artistry of Alexander McQueen.Through exclusive interviews with his closest friends and family,  recovered archives, exquisite visuals and music, McQueen  is an authentic celebration and thrilling portrait of an inspired yet tortured  fashion visionary.

 

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