Tag Archives: David Stratton

David Stratton to present a 10 film retrospective on Akira Kurosawa at the Sydney Film Festival

The Sydney Film Festival, Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) and The Japan Foundation have announced that David Stratton (much beloved co-host of ABC’s former critic show At the Movies) will present a program of 10 essential films directed by the great Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa. ... Continue Reading

Cannes begone, The sixty-third Sydney Film Festival has officially launched its full program

NSW Deputy Premier and Minister for the Arts Troy Grant, besides festival director Nashen Moodley today announced the full program for the Sydney International Film Festival, declaring that the festival would present a staggering 244 films from 60 countries, including 25 World Premieres. This includes 139 Australian premieres (including 13 Australian premiere short films) and three international premieres.... Continue Reading

Scorsese Retrospective set to screen during film festivals in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra

Curated by David Stratton, co-host of The Movie Show and At the Movies, Essential Scorsese will be screened at the Sydney Film Festival (8-19 June), ACMI in Melbourne (27 May-12 June), and the NFSA in Canberra (1-23 July). The collection of 10 films will include Taxi Driver, Goodfellas, Raging Bull, and The Age of Innocence.  ... Continue Reading

Simon Stone, Odessa Young & Ewen Leslie to appear at Sydney and Melbourne Q&A sessions for The Daughter

Writer and director Simon Stone and actors Odessa Young (Looking For Grace) and Ewen Leslie (Dead Leslie) will be appearing in the Q&A sessions for their new film, The Daughter. The sessions will be moderated by film critic David Stratton and film and media editor Michael Bodey, with  preview screenings being held at Palace Verona, Sydney and Palace Cinema Como, Melbourne.... Continue Reading

George Miller and David Stratton announced as Patrons of 2016 Alliance Française French Film Festival

It has been confirmed that Academy Award winning filmmaker, George Miller and respected film critic, David Stratton will be Patrons of this year’s Alliance Française French Film Festival 27th edition.... Continue Reading