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In Conversation: Jane Campion with David Stratton

60 minutes
See legendary filmmaker Jane Campion in conversation with David Stratton, as she reflects on her lauded and singular career.
As documented in the new film Jane Campion: The Cinema Woman, hear her trailblazing journey from graduating AFTRS and winning the Rouben Mamoulian Award at SFF 1984 – to becoming the first female director to win the Palme d’Or at Cannes, as well as the first female director to be nominated twice for Best Director at the Academy Awards, including one win. This is a remarkable chance to hear from an unparalleled artist who has changed cinema history, in conversation with one of cinema history’s greatest observers, David Stratton. Don’t miss it.

Special Guests

Jane Campion
Jane Campion is a New Zealand-born filmmaker and screenwriter whose extraordinary body of work, including Sweetie (SFF 1995), The Piano and The Power of the Dog (SFF 2021), has garnered her an indisputable place in cinema history.
David Stratton
Film Critic
David Stratton AM is a film critic, lecturer, author and former director of SFF. He is a recipient of the Raymond Longford Award and was named Commander of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. Stratton published his fourth book, 101 Marvellous Movies You May Have Missed, in 2018.


Sat 10 Jun
The Hub, Lower Town Hall
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