David Stratton will present a program of 10 essential classics directed by the great Ingmar Bergman at the Art Gallery of NSW from 6-14 June 2015. The renowned critic and broadcaster will introduce each screening in the retrospective program.
“Ingmar Bergman changed my life. When I saw Smiles of a Summer Night on 31 October 1957 at the Birmingham Film Society, my concept of cinema altered forever.” – David Stratton
SFF’s Festival Director Nashen Moodley says, “Essential Bergman brings to the Festival one of Australia’s great masters of film criticism to curate a selection of films by one of the world’s greatest filmmakers. Bergman’s towering influence on the world of cinema is unquestionable, and his films are indeed essential viewing for film buffs old and new.”
Tickets for any of the Essential Bergman films are on sale now.
An Essential Bergman package is also available. All 10 films for just $130! This special discount package entitles you to enjoy the complete Essential Bergman experience, introduced by David Stratton, for only $130, saving over $50 on single-ticket prices. On sale now.