Ingmar Bergman Through the Choreographer’s Eye


Ingmar Bergman Through the Choreographer's Eye

14 October 2020 | 19:00 - 22:00

Location: Columbia Global Centers | Paris, 4 rue de Chevreuse, Paris, 6e

L’Europe autour de l’Europe film festival, with a screening of Ingmar Bergman Through the Choreographer’s Eye, rescheduled from March 17.

Sweden’s four leading choreographer present works inspired by the famed film director and danced by members of the Royal Swedish Ballet. Film Director Fredrik Stattin and Executive Producer Ingmar Bergman, Jr. have been invited to join festival director Irena Bilic for a discussion.

For the ninth year, the Arts Arena presents L’Europe autour de l’Europe. Focused on “films d’auteur,” the festival aims to create links between the classics of European cinema and today’s cinema and between national cinemas and the Greater Europe.

Ingmar Bergman Through the Choreographer’s Eye
In this film, our of Sweden’s most innovative choreographers travel to Ingmar Bergman’s home on Fårö to explore and get inspired. The result is a unique contemporary dance film in which renowned choreographers Alexander Ekman, Pär Isberg, Pontus Lidberg and Joakim Stephenson interpret Ingmar Bergman, with principal dancers Jenny Nilson, Nathalie Nordquist, Oscar Salomonsson and Nadja Sellrup from the Royal Swedish Ballet. These unique dance performances, which reflect on human relations and intense feelings, are linked together by images of the of Fårö, with its natural beauty, and Bergman’s home, Hammars. The voice of the master, Bergman himself, enters as a voice-off revealing his thoughts about movements and music.