August 29 marks the 100th anniversary of Ingrid Bergman’s birth, an occasion MoMA will observe with a selection of films from her 50-year career in Ingrid Bergman: A Centennial Celebration—as chosen and, where possible, introduced by her children Pia Lindstr√∂m, Roberto Rossellini, Jr., Isabella Rossellini, and Ingrid Rossellini, ending on September 10. Ingrid Bergman: A Centennial Celebration is organized by Dave Kehr, Adjunct Curator, and Sophie Cavoulacos, Curatorial Assistant, Department of Film, in memory of Jytte Jensen. The emotional transparency of Bergman’s performing style blended with her great natural beauty to create a different kind of movie star. When she arrived in America, in 1939, to star in a remake of her 1936 Swedish film Intermezzo, the producer David O. Selznick recognized in the 24-year-old a new freshness and accessibility—a radical break with the artificially elaborate notions of ‘glamour’ that had be

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