Chevalier

‘Chevalier’ to Open 2023 PAFF!

Historical Drama About the Legacy and Life of Celebrated French Black Violinist-Composer Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges

PAFF announced today that CHEVALIER will open its 31st film festival in Los Angeles on Feb. 9, 2023, at the Directors Guild of America. 

Inspired by the incredible story of composer Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges. The son of an enslaved African woman and a French plantation owner, Bologne (Kelvin Harrison Jr. in a tour de force performance) rises to improbable heights in French society as a celebrated violinist-composer and fencer, complete with an ill-fated love affair and a falling out with Marie Antoinette (Lucy Boynton) herself and her court.

CHEVALIER is directed by Stephen Williams and stars Kelvin Harrison Jr., Samara Weaving, and Lucy Boynton. The film is written by Stefani Robinson and features music by Kris Bowers.

Tickets to the star-studded red carpet gala are on sale now!  Click here for more information.

Check out the trailer below!

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