The Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College

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Chopin and the Image of Romanticism

[Chopin and the Image of Romanticism] Ingmar Bergman and Ingrid Thulin, 1963; Swedish Film Industry press photo, photographer unknown
Ingmar Bergman and Ingrid Thulin, 1963; Swedish Film Industry press photo, photographer unknown
The 2017 SummerScape Film Series explores the varied cinematic legacies of Romantic icon Fryderyk Chopin. In addition to biopics approaching his life from different vantage points, the series will highlight the importance of his music to ambitious literary adaptations, the type of intimate chamber dramas epitomized by Ingmar Bergman, and historical epics such as The Pianist.
Thursday, July 27
The Pianist
Roman Polanski, 2002, France/Germany/Poland/United Kingdom, 150 minutes
Sunday, July 30
Andrzej Wajda, 1957, Poland, 96 minutes
Ashes and Diamonds
Andrzej Wajda, 1958, Poland, 103 minutes
Thursday, August 3
A Song to Remember
Charles Vidor, 1945, USA, 113 minutes
Sunday, August 6
Chopin's Youth
Aleksander Ford, 1952, Poland, 121 minutes
Thursday, August 10
Camera Buff
Krzysztof Kiéslowski, 1979, Poland, 112 minutes
Sunday, August 13
Smiles of a Summer's Night
Ingmar Bergmann, 1955, Sweden, 108 minutes
Krszysztof Zanussi, 1977, Poland, 100 minutes
Thursday, August 17
Autumn Sonata
Ingmar Bergman, 1978, Sweden/West Germany, 99 minutes
Sunday, August 20
Cries and Whispers
Ingmar Bergman, 1972, Sweden, 106 minutes
All Fisher Center Members ($75 and above) may reserve up to four complimentary tickets for the film series. To make your reservation, please call 845-758-7900.

Ticket Information

Jim Ottaway Jr. Film Center

Tickets: $10

This event occurs on:

Thu. July 27, 7 pm
Sun. July 30, 7 pm
Thu. August 3, 7 pm
Sun. August 6, 7 pm
Thu. August 10, 7 pm
Sun. August 13, 7 pm
Thu. August 17, 7 pm
Sun. August 20, 7 pm


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