Sedona Film Festival hosts big-screen debut of new production at Fisher Theatre
Sedona AZ (March 15, 2017) – The National Theatre of London continues its season with its acclaimed production of “Saint Joan” showing in Sedona on Sunday, March 26 at 3 p.m. The Sedona International Film Festival hosts the big screen premiere at its Mary D. Fisher Theatre.
Joan: daughter, farm girl, visionary, patriot, king-whisperer, soldier, leader, victor, icon, radical, witch, heretic, saint, martyr, woman.
From the torment of the Hundred Years’ War, the charismatic Joan of Arc carved a victory that defined France.
Bernard Shaw’s classic play depicts a woman with all the instinct, zeal and transforming power of a revolutionary.
Josie Rourke directs Gemma Arterton (Gemma Bovery, Nell Gwynn, Made in Dagenham) as Joan of Arc in this electrifying masterpiece.
“Gemma Arterton is radiantly persuasive in this richly rewarding revival by Josie Rourke. Highly recommended.” — The Independent
“Arterton is luminescent as Joan.” — The Times
“Josie Rourke’s production shows that Shaw’s observations about class, religion and gender are still relevant.” — Evening Standard
“Gemma Arterton turns in the best stage performance I’ve seen her give. She’s electrifying every moment she’s on stage.” — Time Out
“Saint Joan” will be shown at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre on Sunday, March 26 at 3:00 p.m. Tickets are $15, or $12.50 for Film Festival members. Tickets are available in advance at the Sedona International Film Festival office or by calling 928-282-1177 or online at www.SedonaFilmFestival.org. Both the theatre and film festival office are located at 2030 W. Hwy. 89A, in West Sedona.