Bergman 100: The Early Years

March 16–May 6, 2018

Screenings in Theater 2 invite you to enjoy Ingmar Bergman’s early works in an intimate, salon-style setting.

  • Thirst

  • Still from Crisis

    Crisis

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Upcoming Films

  • Music in the Dark

    Sunday, April 22 3 PM

    Ingmar Bergman
    Sweden, 1948

    Bergman’s early, restless experimentation with different aesthetics is at its height in this tale of the relationship between a young, blind musician and a lower-class servant girl.

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    All screenings
    • Friday, April 20 7:30 PM
    • Sunday, April 22 3 PM
  • Thirst

    Friday, May 4 7:30 PM

    Ingmar Bergman
    Sweden, 1949

    A voyage across a war-scarred Europe forms the background of a married couple’s collapsing relationship in Bergman’s dreamlike early look at isolation, emotional torment, and romantic masochism. “A sort of Voyage in Italy revised by Sartre” (Cinema 58).

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    All screenings
    • Friday, May 4 7:30 PM
    • Sunday, May 6 4:30 PM

Past Films

  • Music in the Dark

    • Friday, April 20 7:30 PM
    • Sunday, April 22 3 PM
    Ingmar Bergman
    Sweden, 1948

    Bergman’s early, restless experimentation with different aesthetics is at its height in this tale of the relationship between a young, blind musician and a lower-class servant girl.

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  • A Ship Bound for India

    • Friday, April 13 7:30 PM
    • Sunday, April 15 3 PM
    Ingmar Bergman
    Sweden, 1947

    A salvage boat provides the claustrophobic but fascinating space for a narrative of filial revolt against an overbearing father in Bergman’s waterfront noir, reminiscent of Marcel Carné’s French films.

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  • Still from Crisis

    Crisis

    • Friday, April 6 7:30 PM
    • Sunday, April 8 3 PM
    Ingmar Bergman
    Sweden, 1946

    The seductions and disillusionments of city life play counterpoint to provincial goodness in this morality tale of a young daughter pulled between the worlds of her two mothers.

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  • It Rains on Our Love

    • Friday, March 16 7:30 PM
    • Sunday, March 18 3 PM
    Ingmar Bergman
    Sweden, 1946

    BAMPFA Student Committee Pick!

    Two young people try to protect a fragile love on society’s margins in Bergman’s early look at adolescents in crisis, infused with a surprising warmth and optimism.

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