Bergman 100: Full Circle

December 1–30, 2018

The final installment in our yearlong celebration of the films of Ingmar Bergman features some of his greatest works, including the full-length TV version of his magnum opus, Fanny and Alexander.

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  • Fanny and Alexander

  • Scenes from a Marriage

  • The Passion of Anna

  • Persona

  • Upcoming
    Films
  • Past
    Films
  • Past
    Events

Upcoming Films

  • Faithless

    Liv Ullmann
    Sweden, 2000

    Imported 35mm Print

    • Thursday, December 13 7 PM

    Marriage and infidelity have rarely been treated as intelligently as in Liv Ullmann’s masterful adaptation of a screenplay by Ingmar Bergman, featuring a narcissistic filmmaker also named Bergman. “An unqualified triumph” (Los Angeles Times).

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  • Face to Face

    Ingmar Bergman
    Sweden, 1975

    Full-Length Television Version

    • Sunday, December 16 2 PM

    Liv Ullmann gives a devastating performance in Bergman’s wrenching portrait of a successful psychiatrist on the brink of mental collapse. Bergman: “Regard it as a surgeon’s scalpel. Not everyone will welcome it.”

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  • Fanny and Alexander

    Ingmar Bergman
    Sweden, 1982

    Theatrical Version

    • Friday, December 21 7 PM

    This chronicle of an early twentieth-century theatrical family, told from the perspective of a young brother and sister, is comic and tragic, opulent and intellectual, mystical and autobiographical.

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  • Fanny and Alexander

    Ingmar Bergman
    Sweden, 1983

    Full-Length Television Version

    • Thursday, December 27 12 PM

    A rare theatrical presentation of Bergman’s magnum opus in its full-length television version, which runs more than five hours. Bergman himself described the project as “the sum total of my life as a filmmaker.”

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  • Persona

    Ingmar Bergman
    Sweden, 1966

    Digital Restoration

    • Saturday, December 1 7:30 PM
    • Sunday, December 30 7 PM

    Exploring the strange symbiosis between a speechless actress (Liv Ullmann) and her nurse companion (Bibi Andersson), this is “Bergman at his most brilliant” (Time Out).

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Past Films

  • The Passion of Anna

    • Saturday, December 8 8 PM
    Ingmar Bergman
    Sweden, 1970

    Bergman’s second color film is one of his sparest and most straightforward, involving four people who escape to a remote Swedish island, yet remain unable to escape the injustice of the modern world. “One of Bergman’s most beautiful films” (New York Times).

  • Shame

    • Thursday, December 6 7 PM
    Ingmar Bergman
    Sweden, 1968

    Liv Ullmann and Max von Sydow star in “Bergman’s simple, masterly vision of normal war and what it does to survivors. Set a tiny step into the future, the film has the inevitability of a common dream” (Pauline Kael).

  • Scenes from a Marriage

    • Sunday, December 2 12:30 PM
    Ingmar Bergman
    Sweden, 1973

    Digital Restoration

    Bergman’s masterful reconstruction of the dissolution of a “perfect twosome” (Erland Josephson and Liv Ullmann) is “a movie of . . . extraordinary intimacy” (New York Times).

  • Persona

    • Saturday, December 1 7:30 PM
    • Sunday, December 30 7 PM
    Ingmar Bergman
    Sweden, 1966

    Digital Restoration

    Exploring the strange symbiosis between a speechless actress (Liv Ullmann) and her nurse companion (Bibi Andersson), this is “Bergman at his most brilliant” (Time Out).