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Cinema - Episode 7: The War With Television

And welcome back!

The War With Television: 1960-1970



Your HOST jumps into the room wearing a fun hat, but you don’t notice because you’re watching TV. 1,688 more words

Film History

Ingmar Bergman, Persona (1966)

Film summary:

Ingmar Bergman is a director who can deliver more in just a half an hour than most directors do in their career. A true giant and a poet of human suffering; he deals with the pain of being a man in ways similar to those of Michael Haneke. 728 more words


50. "Shame" , Ingmar Bergman (1968)

Part of The 100 Greatest Movies I’ve Ever Seen list

Shame aka Skammen

dir. Ingmar Bergman scr. Ingmar Bergman cin. Sven Nykvist with Liv Ullmann, Max von Sydow, Sigge Furst, Gunnar Bjornstrand,  Ulf Johansson… 198 more words


Persona (1966), dir. Ingmar Bergman

By the mid-1960s, Ingmar Bergman had other responsibilities, heading Stockholm’s Royal Dramatic Theater. As he wrote in Images: My Life in Film, the theater was in “an advanced state of disintegration”, without a repertoire or contracts. 1,481 more words


Bergman: Scorch Their Indifference

Martha Rosler, Lounging Woman

‘I don’t want to produce a work of art that the public can sit and suck aesthetically… I want to give them a blow in the small of back, to scorch their indifference, to startle them out of their complacency.’ 6 more words

Wild Strawberries (1957), dir. Ingmar Bergman

Ingmar Bergman owes a debt to The Phantom Carriage (1921), most notably in The Seventh Seal (1957). As Bergman reflects in Images: My Life in Film… 1,314 more words


The Seventh Seal (1957), dir. Ingmar Bergman

The Seventh Seal’s effect on popular culture is vast; Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey (1991) takes its image of Death from The Seventh Seal… 2,048 more words