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Ingmar Bergman and Ingrid Thulin, 1963; Swedish Film Industry press photo, photographer unknown

Fisher Center Presents

Thursday, August 3, 2017
Chopin and the Image of Romanticism
Jim Ottaway Jr. Film Center
7:00 pm
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
Color Studies of Chopin
Eugeniuz Cękalski, 1937-1944, USA/Poland, 11 minutes

The Pianist
Roman Polanski, 2002, France/Germany/Poland/United Kingdom, 150 minutes
Sunday, July 30
Calling Mr. Smith
Stefan and Franciszka Themerson, 1943, UK, 9 minutes

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

And the Ship Sails On
Federico Fellini, 1983, Italy, 132 minutes
Sunday, August 6
Chopin's Youth
Aleksander Ford, 1952, Poland, 121 minutes

Stanley Kubrick, 1962, UK/USA, 152 minutes
Thursday, August 10
Camera Buff
Krzysztof Kiéslowski, 1979, Poland, 112 minutes

Krzysztof Kieślowski, 1994, France/Poland, 92 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

Vanina Vanini
Roberto Rossellini, 1961, Italy, 127 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.

For more information, call 845-758-7900, e-mail,
or visit

Time: 7:00 pm

Location: Jim Ottaway Jr. Film Center

Ticket Information: Tickets: $10
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