Wits School of Arts Film and Television will be hosting a screening of Stalker, the science fiction masterpiece of Andrei Tarkovsky (1932 – 1986) to commemorate what would have been the 80th birthday of a great filmmaker.
Tarkovsky was one of the most significant fimmakers of the 20th century and Stalker is considered by many to be his greatest film.
Stalker is a science fiction parable following three men - the Scientist, the Writer and the Stalker - as they travel through a mysterious and forbidden territory in the Russian wilderness called the "Zone", nothing is what it seems.
The Observer described Stalker as "Visually unforgettable and possibly Tarkovsky’s greatest work”
There will also be brief introductions by Prof. Raimi Gbadamosi, Pervaiz Khan, Dorothee Kreutzfeldt and Lieza Louw