Bergman Week

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Bergman Week is an annual event on the small island Fårö outside Sweden. Ingmar Bergman moved to the island in the 60s and the Bergman Week is a celebration of his artistry, with films, lectures and conversations.[1][2] Guests in 2012 were among others Belgian directors Jean-Pierre och Luc Dardenne (Dardenne brothers), author Peter Birro, director Suzanne Osten and opera singer Håkan Hagegård.[3] Guests at the Bergman Week 2011 were among others directors Andrey Zvyagintsev and István Szabó as well as Swedish authors Henning Mankell and Sara Stridsberg.[4][5]

Several Swedish and international guests have visited the week through the years, among them Wim Wenders,[6] Kenneth Branagh,[7] Harriet Andersson, Bibi Andersson and Ang Lee.[8][9] Guests of the Bergman Week 2010 were among others actress Liv Ullmann, playwright Jon Fosse and director Ariane Mnouchkine.[1][10]


  1. ^ a b Peary, gerald. "For movie fans, an island getaway beckons". The Boston Globe. Retrieved 17 June 2014. 
  2. ^ Goodridge, Mike. "Scenes from Bergman Week". Screen International. Retrieved 17 June 2014. 
  3. ^ "Bergman Week 2012". Museum of the Moving Image (New York City). Retrieved 17 June 2014. 
  4. ^ "Cultural journalist: Bergman Week still important". SR International – Radio Sweden. Retrieved 17 June 2014. 
  5. ^ "Sweden: Film Trip". TimeOut. Retrieved 17 June 2014. 
  6. ^ "Wim Wenders till Bergmanveckan". Svenska Dagbladet kultur. Retrieved 17 June 2014. 
  7. ^ TT Spektra. "Kenneth Branagh till Bergmanveckan". Sveriges Television Nyheter. Retrieved 17 June 2014. 
  8. ^ "En hel vecka varje år i Bergmans anda". Region Gotland. Retrieved 17 June 2014. 
  9. ^ Jensen, Malle. "Ang Lee vallfärdar till Bergmanland". Dagens Nyheter. Retrieved 17 June 2014. 
  10. ^ "Bergmanveckan 29 juni till 4 jul". Fårösajten. Retrieved 17 June 2014. 

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