Ingmar Bergman

We’re celebrating the 100th anniversary of Swedish director Ingmar Bergman’s birth with six of his masterpieces.

Bergman’s films, their understated beauty speaking to the whole range of human emotion, introduced many Americans to art house cinema and forever changed the language of cinema.

Chock-full of flirtatious propositions and sharp witticisms delivered by such Swedish screen legends as Gunnar Björnstrand and Harriet Andersson, SMILES OF A SUMMER NIGHT is one of cinema’s great erotic comedies.
Sun, 3/18
Wed, 3/21
Disillusioned and exhausted after a decade of battling in the Crusades, a knight (Max von Sydow) encounters Death on a desolate beach and challenges him to a fateful game of chess.  
Sun, 3/25
Wed, 3/28
Traveling to accept an honorary degree, Professor Isak Borg is forced to face his past, come to terms with his faults, and make peace with the inevitability of his approaching death.
Sun, 4/1
Wed, 4/4
Winner of the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, Ingmar Bergman’s THE VIRGIN SPRING is a harrowing tale of faith, revenge, and savagery in medieval Sweden.
Sun, 4/8
Wed, 4/11
In the first of a series of legendary performances for Bergman, Liv Ullmann plays a stage actor who has inexplicably gone mute; an equally mesmerizing Bibi Andersson is the garrulous young nurse caring for her in a remote island cottage.
Sun, 4/15
Wed, 4/18
This existential wail of a drama from Ingmar Bergman concerns two sisters, Karin (Ingrid Thulin) and Maria (Liv Ullmann), keeping vigil for a third, Agnes (Harriet Andersson), who is dying of cancer and can find solace only in the arms of a beatific servant (Kari Sylwan).
Sun, 4/22
Wed, 4/25