Marrakech, Morocco – Jessica Chastain brought a touch of Hollywood glamour to the opening ceremony of the 20th Marrakech International Film Festival. The Oscar-winning actress arrived on the red carpet in a stunning black velvet Balmain gown, complete with a hidden pair of heels.
The dress, which was styled by Elizabeth Stewart, featured a long-sleeved silhouette with structured shoulders and a floor-length train. The neckline was curved and open, and the dress was paneled with wrapped pink silk for a romantic finish.
Chastain completed her look with shimmering, smoky taupe eyeshadow and a beaded black bracelet. Her hair was styled in loose waves, and she wore minimal jewelry.
The actress was all smiles as she posed for photographers on the red carpet. She is one of the most celebrated actresses of her generation, and she has won numerous awards for her work, including an Academy Award for her role in the 2011 film “The Help.”
Chastain is in Marrakech to promote her new film, “The Eyes of Tammy Faye,” in which she plays the titular televangelist. The film has been praised for Chastain’s performance, and it is considered a strong contender for the Academy Awards.
The 20th Marrakech International Film Festival is taking place from November 11-19. The festival is one of the most important film events in the Arab world, and it showcases a wide variety of films from around the globe.
In addition to Jessica Chastain, other celebrities who attended the opening ceremony of the festival included:
- Tilda Swinton
- Isabelle Huppert
- Alexander Skarsgård
- Willem Dafoe
- Mads Mikkelsen
- Joel Edgerton
The festival will continue with a full lineup of screenings, workshops, and other events.