Greta Gerwig Headlines

  • Greta Garbo series at BAMPFA lauds revolutionary acting, enduring mystique

    Before Ingrid Bergman, Anita Ekberg and now Alicia Vikander, the Swedish film industry gave us Greta Garbo. The original Swedish bombshell was the biggest Hollywood star in the last years of the silent film era, and was one of the few major stars to continue her success into the sound era, where she was a reliable box-office draw throughout the 1930s until her sudden retirement in 1941. A new nine-film series at the Berkeley Art Museum's Pacific Film Archive,...