Lives Well Lived with Sky Bergman
Lives Well Lived celebrates the incredible wit and wisdom of people aged 75–100, who reveal their secrets for living a meaningful life. Encompassing 3,000 years of collective life experience, diverse people share life lessons about perseverance, the human spirit, and staying positive in the midst of life’s greatest challenges. Their stories will make you laugh, perhaps cry, but mostly inspire you.
Date: Tuesday, November 23, 2021
Time: 12:00 noon Eastern (9:00 AM Pacific, 10 AM Mountain, 11 AM Central, and 7 AM Hawaiian)
Topic: Lives Well Lived
Speaker: Sky Bergman, Filmmaker, Professor of Photography and Video, Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo, CA
About Sky Bergman
Sky Bergman is an accomplished, award-winning photographer. Lives Well Lived is Sky’s directorial debut.
The film has screened in more than 300 cities, won eight awards, and the theatrical run garnered enthusiastic reviews including a 100% Fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes. It is currently airing on PBS and is available on Amazon, iTunes, and PBS Passport.
Sky’s fine art photography is featured in permanent collections throughout the world. Her commercial work has appeared on book covers for Random House and Farrar, Straus & Giroux, Inc., and in publications including the Smithsonian, Arthur Frommer’s Budget Travel, Reader’s Digest, and Archaeology Odyssey.
A professor at Cal Poly since 1995, Sky is the former chair of the Art & Design department (2007-2013) and is currently a Professor of Photography and Video. She has two short films about intergenerational connections currently on the film festival circuit and is working on a feature-length film that is a celebration of love.