35TH EDITION - THE WINNERS
First Prize: Toril by Laurent Teyssier
The winning film of the Exhibition Competition is Toril by Laurent Teyssier. El charro de Toluquilla (The Charro of Toluquilla) by José Villalobos Romero and Als Paul über das Meer kam (When Paul Came over the Sea) by Jakob Preuss win ex aequo the prize for best documentary.
SECOND PRIZE BERGAMO FILM MEETING
THIRD PRIZE BERGAMO FILM MEETING
El charro de Toluquilla/The Charro of Toluquilla by José Villalobos Romero (Mexico 2016)
Als Paul über das Meer kam/When Paul Came over the Sea by Jakob Preuss (Germany 2017)
During 9 days, Bergamo Film Meeting - 35th edition has offered the Italian premiere of 7 feature films in the EXHIBITION COMPETITION; 14 documentaries in the CLOSE UP section competition; the retrospective on Czech master MILOŠ FORMAN together with the exhibition Theodor Pištěk’s Oscar-winning costumes – Rebellion and pageantry in Miloš Forman’s movies, mounted at Teatro Donizetti; and also a homage to screenwriter JEAN-CLAUDE CARRIÈRE; EUROPE, NOW!, a journey into new contemporary European cinema with the works of Thanos Anastopoulos (Greece), Dominique Cabrera (France) and Dagur Kári (Iceland); the review of diploma films from the European schools of cinema participating in CILECT; animation cinema with Estonian director CHINTIS LUNDGREN; the section about contemporary art with the video-installation by FRANCO VACCARI Esposizione in tempo reale n. 45 (Exposition in real time no.45) at Porta Sant'Agostino; the passing of the baton to BERGAMO JAZZ; the cult movies of GAMeCINEMA, together with previews, sci-fi-marathon, KINO CLUB addressed to the young audience and the DAILY STRIP, a rendezvous with five of the best illustrators of Italian comics: Cristina Portolano, Francesco Guarnaccia, Martoz, Leo Ortolani and Davide Toffolo and then… meetings with the authors, exhibitions, masterclasses, workshops, cocktails and many surprises.