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Kristen Stewart is French New Wave icon and FBI target Jean Seberg in Seberg trailer

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An icon of the French New Wave, actress Jean Seberg became a target of the FBI after her activism found her associated with the Black Panther Party and Black nationalist Hakim Jamal. What followed was a period of aggressive surveillance and a gruesome smear campaign, the likes of which will be explored in Seberg, a new film from Una’s Benedict Andrews.

Kristen Stewart and Anthony Mackie lead the cast, which is rounded out by an all-star crew that includes Zazie Beetz, Vince Vaughn, Margaret Qualley, and Jack O’Connell, whose Jack Solomon spearheads the harassment that reportedly led to the actress’ mental health issues.

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Watch the trailer below.

Seberg hits theaters on December 13.

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Randall Colburn is The A.V. Club's Internet Culture Editor. He lives in Chicago, occasionally writes plays, and was a talking head in Best Worst Movie, the documentary about Troll 2.