Ingmar Bergman (1918 – 2007), a Swedish director, writer, and producer who worked in film, television, theatre and radio, is recognized as one of the most accomplished and influential filmmakers of all time. 2018 marks the centenary of his birth of Ingmar Bergman.
Theaters, cinemas, and other institutions around the world have organized festivals, talks, and performances in theater and dance to honor Bergman for his 100th year anniversary.
Ingmar Bergman Retrospective / FILM
The Toronto International Film Festival Cinematheque arranges a Bergman retrospective, in honor of the 100-Year Jubilee. TIFF, Toronto, Canada / June 1 — September 30, 2018.
Bergman retrospective in Oslo / FILM
Ingmar Bergman retrospective at the Norwegian cinematheque, throughout the Year of Bergman. Cinemateket – the Norwegian Film Institute, Oslo, Norway / Through December 31, 2018.
Bergman Centenary Across the UK / FILM
BFI celebrates the 2018 Year of Bergman in full form, distributing Bergman’s films to cinemas across the UK. BFI, United Kingdom / Through July 19, 2018.
Fanny & Alexander
Fanny and Alexander / THEATRE
Ingmar Bergman’s masterpiece Fanny & Alexander is translated to the stage by BAFTA award-winning writer Stephen Beresford and Old Vic Associate Director Max Webster. The Old Vic, London, United Kingdom / Through April 14, 2018.
Bergman summer in Madrid / FILM
The Filmoteca Española in Madrid celebrates the 2018 Year of Bergman by offering up a retrospective. Filmoteca Española, Madrid, Spain / Through July 31, 2018.
Istanbul Film Festival / FESTIVAL
This year’s Istanbul Film Festival pays special attention to Bergman, screening nine of his films as selected by renowned Turkish filmmakers. Istanbul Film Festival / Through April 17, 2018.
Angels & Demons / FILM – WORKSHOP
Film i Väst commemorates 2018, the Year of Bergman, by arranging a series of workshops under the title Angels & Demons. Film i Väst, Sweden / Through November 8, 2018.
Bergman in Ecuador / FILM
Ochoymedio marks 2018, the Year of Bergman, by screening a selection of his films in April. Ochoymedio, Ecuador, Ecuador / Through April 20, 2018.
Hour of the Wolf
Het uur van de wolf / THEATRE
Premiere for Hour of the Wolf in Belgium, directed by Koen Van Loocke from Theater Thes. De Koer – Ciné Rio, Ghent, Belgium / April 18 — May 6, 2018.
Wood Painting / THEATRE
Romeo & Julia Kören perform Ingmar Bergman’s Wood Painting, which paved the way for The Seventh Seal. The ensemble takes the performance on tour throughout the year. Romeo & Julia Kören, Sweden / April 25 — May 4, 2018.
Bergman in China / FILM
The China Film Archive screens Bergman films during the Beijing International Film Festival, in honor of the 100-Year Jubilee. The China Film Archive, Beijing, China / April 15 — 22, 2018.
Through the Choreographer’s Eye
Through the Choreographer’s Eye / DANCE
Ingmar Bergman Jr. and Marie-Louise Sid-Sylwander’s dance performance will screen at the San Francisco Dance Festival, followed by a Q&A and a special reception celebrating the 100-year anniversary of Ingmar Bergman’s birth. San Francisco Dance Festival / April 29, 2018.
Bergman in Santiago / FILM
The Chilean National Cinematheque celebrates the year of Bergman with film screenings in April. Cineteca Nacional de Chile, Santiago, Chile / April 23 — 28, 2018.
Bergman films in Prague / FILM
The National Film Archive in Prague screens select Bergman films, in honor of the 100-Year Jubilee. The National Film Archive, Prague, Czech Republic / June 1 — 30, 2018.