This summer, the NYC Parks Department take part in the global celebration of the centenary of legendary Swedish director Ingmar Bergman’s birth through free screenings of The Seventh Seal, Smiles of a Summer Night, and Autumn Sonata.
The Seventh Seal is shown on Friday, May 25, at Long Meadow, Prospect Park, Brooklyn; Smiles of a Summer Night on Friday, June 29, in McCarren Park in Williamsburg, Brooklyn; and finally, Autumn Sonata on Saturday, August 11, in Washington Square Park, Manhattan. The screenings are free of charge and open to the public.
Ingmar Bergman was born on July 14, 1918, in Uppsala, Sweden. He is one of Sweden’s most beloved and renowned directors. At his passing in 2007, he left a legacy of over 60 films and more than 170 theatrical productions.