BERGMAN RETROSPECTIVE

Celebrating the 100-year anniversary of the birth of the late Swedish director, the Panorama will screen a selection of four titles recently restored and translated into Arabic.
Autumn Sonata
Autumn Sonata was the only collaboration between cinema’s two great Bergmans: Ingmar and Ingrid, the monumental star of Casablanca. The grande dame, playing an icy concert pianist, is matched beat for beat in ferocity by the filmmaker’s recurring lea...
Persona
Famed stage actress Elisabeth Vogler suffers a moment of blankness during a performance and the next day lapses into total silence. Advised by her doctor to take time off to recover from what appears to be an emotional breakdown, Elisabeth goes to a ...
The Seventh Seal
Returning exhausted from the Crusades to find medieval Sweden gripped by the Plague, a knight suddenly comes face-to-face with the hooded figure of Death, and challenges him to a game of chess. As the fateful game progresses, and the knight and his s...
Wild Strawberries
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. Through flashbacks and fantasies, dreams and nightmares, Wild Stra...