37th Annual VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL Oct 30-Nov 3, 2024

37th Annual VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL October 30-November 3, 2024

A Conversation with Liv Ullmann

National Meningitis Association’s “Give Kids A Shot” Gala, April 28, 2014

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 28: Actress Liv Ullmann is photographed at the National Meningitis Association's "Give Kids A Shot" gala at the New York Athletic Club on April 28, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Liv Ullmann

Liv Ullmann is a Golden Globe-winning film actress with a career that spans seven decades. She’s worked extensively with director Ingmar Bergman, starring in critically acclaimed films Persona, Shame, The Passion of Anna, Cries & Whispers, and Autumn Sonata, in which she acted alongside Ingrid Bergman. Liv received Academy Award nominations for Best Actress for both The Emigrants and Face to Face. She has also found success working behind the camera. Liv wrote and directed films Miss Julie, Kristen Lavransdatter, and Sofie, directed Palme d’Or-nominated film Faithless. She also co-created and starred in Swedish television drama Scenes from a Marriage with actor Erland Josephson. What’s more, Liv is an accomplished stage actress, noted for four starring roles on Broadway and her portrayal of Nora in Henrik Ibsen’s play A Doll’s House on Norwegian and New York City stages. She directed Cate Blanchett in an award-winning stage production of A Streetcar Named Desire that ran in Sydney, Brooklyn, and Washington, D.C. She has also been involved in the film festival circuit, serving as chairperson of the jury for the Berlin International Film Festival in 1984, the Cannes Film Festival in 2002, and the Moscow International Film Festival in 2008. She’s published two autobiographies, Changing and Choices, which have been printed in over 30 languages. Liv is currently a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, Vice Chair of the International Rescue Committee, and a co-founder and honorary chair of the Women’s Refugee Commission. Moderated by Michael Barker, Co-President and Co-Founder of Sony Pictures Classics

Supported by the UVA Department of Drama


Thursday, November 3


4:15 PM


UVA : Culbreth Theatre