This is the second half of a 2-part essay. The brand name of Ingmar Bergman is now a system of signs that express other ideas. Read More
So what happened to change the Bergmanian tide? Money and the swift canonization of a once reluctant Swedish dramatist-turned-film-icon are the quick answers. Read More
What’s the point of seeking to certify a heartbreaking work of stagecraft by comparing it to Bergman’s cinema aesthetics?
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BROOKLYN: Randy Gener joins the internationally acclaimed Flemish director Ivo van Hove — whose work Cate Blanchett describes as “stunning, with a capital ‘S’ ” — in a BAMtalk entitled “Movies and Theater.” The conversation takes places Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at 6:00 pm at BAM Rose Cinemas. Gener’s hour-long BAMtalk with Ivo van Hove is a featured… Read More