This exclusive exhibition from Sweden celebrates the magnificent, three-time Oscar-winning actor Ingrid Bergman (1915-1982) on the centennial of her birth. Consisting of 30 photographic prints and a multimedia installation, the exhibition chronicles the path of Bergman’s remarkable life and career, from her early work in Sweden through Hollywood stardom, followed by a period of controversy and her ultimate renaissance.
The photographic prints include work by Hollywood’s most prominent studio photographers as well as such world-renowned artists as Robert Capa, Gordon Parks and Lennart Nilsson, among others. The multimedia installation includes film clips and interview.
After its exhibition at the Embassy of Sweden in Washington, DC, the Mill Valley Film Festival hosts its sole additional presentation in the United States, prior to its return to Europe.
Friday, October 9 – Thursday, October 22
1020 B Street, San Rafael
October 9-11 • 1:00 – 7:00
October 12 • 1:00 – 5:00
October 13-18 • 1:00 – 7:00
October 19-22 • 4:00 – 7:00
INGRID BERGMAN: A LECTURE
Tuesday, October 20 5:30 pm
1020 B Street – Exhibition Space
ADMISSION IS FREE – LIMITED SEATING
In conjunction with the exhibition The Saga of Ingrid Bergman, Swedish author and journalist Ulrika Knutson will deliver an illustrated lecture (in English) discussing Bergman as a pioneering feminist who battled the Hollywood studio system, cherished her independence and refused to accept any limitations placed upon her as a performer or a woman. The presentation will include images and film clips, and it will take place in advance of the screening of Notorious.
Ulrika Knutson is a critic for Swedish Public Radio who writes for several Swedish newspapers. She specializes in women’s history and freedom of speech, and she is the former chairman of The Swedish National Press Club.
INGRID BERGMAN FILM SERIES
Our presentation is made possible with support from the Barbro Osher Pro Suecia Foundation; the Consulate General of Sweden, San Francisco; the Embassy of Sweden, Washington, DC; and the Swedish Institute, Stockholm.
We thank Monahan Parker, Inc. for contributing the exhibition space, with special gratitude to Jonathan Parker and Cathy Ferrari.
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