Essential Bergman: Selected by David Stratton at ACMI
Showcasing ten Bergman titles hand-picked by Australia’s renowned film critic and broadcaster, the program features some of cinema’s most important and iconic titles, including The Seventh Seal, Persona, Wild Strawberries and Cries and Whispers.
“Ingmar Bergman changed my life,” wrote Stratton in his introduction to the program. “When I saw Smiles of a Summer Night on October 31, 1957, at the Birmingham (UK) Film Society, my concept of cinema altered forever… I found in ...
The Queensland Film Festival 2015
The announcement of these four films—spanning three continents and a range of styles, traditions, and subject matter—signals QFF’s commitment to quality and variety in cinema, according to Festival co-director John Edmond.
“There’s Jealousy, the latest work by a French master director; the highly anticipated The Duke of Burgundy; and Eight, a claustrophobic local effort shot in one bravura take.”
“We’re also thrilled to screen the The Forbidden Room, which imagines a ...
Alliance Française French Film Festival 2015
The annual Alliance Française French Film Festival is a collaboration between the Embassy of France in Australia and six Alliances Françaises across Australia. It is not only the biggest film festival in Australia; it is also the biggest festival of French films outside of France.
Each year, it curates a selection of the best contemporary French films, including comedies, dramas, documentaries and much more. Blockbusters and independent films alike screen over six weeks in eight ...