We asked David Stratton about his passion for film
What ignited your passion for film as you were growing up?
What were some of your favourite films from your childhood and films that really awakened your mind as a young adult?
What do you love to do when travelling?
What were some of the highlights from the last Travelrite Film Festival at Sea?
What can people look forward to on the upcoming Film Festival at Sea cruising from Amsterdam through the UK and Ireland?
David Stratton AM was the well-known co-presenter of At the Movies on ABC television. He is also a former director of the Sydney Film Festival, former film critic for international film industry magazine Variety, and is currently film critic for The Australian. A recipient of the Australian Film Institute’s Raymond Longford Award, David has also served as a former president of the International Critics Jury for the Cannes and Venice film festivals, authored two books and is now lecturing in Film History as part of the Continuing Education Program at the University of Sydney. He is the successful leader of four previous Film Festivals at Sea. David’s decades-long involvement with movies makes him the ideal person to lead this exciting cruise.