37° Bergamo Film Meeting

March 9 - 17, 2019

International Film Festival

The 37th edition of Bergamo Film Meeting will take place from March 9 to 17 2019, and will be officially opened on Friday March 8, 8:30 PM at Ex-Chiesa di Sant’Agostino, with the memorable project of the Usa dj Jeff Mills: a new soundtrack for Metropolis, the silent masterpiece by Fritz Lang (1926).
The Festival program includes 7 feature films, national Italian première, in the Competition-Exhibition; 15 documentaries in the Close up competitive section; the retrospective dedicated to Jean-Pierre Léaud, the most famous actor of French Nouvelle vague; the Italian preview of the complete retrospective dedicated to Karpo Godina, one of the most representative figure of the Yugoslav and Slovenian cinema; the section EUROPE, NOW!, featuring the complete works of two contemporary European filmmakers:Bent Hamer (Norway) and Alberto Rodríguez (Spain); the homage to the Scottish director and actor Peter Mullan; the photo exhibition Pasolini and the Arabian Nights with photographs of Roberto Villa on the set of Il fiore delle Mille e una notte (Arabian Nights, 1974); the section dedicated to the contaminations between cinema and contemporary art that offer a close-up look on the work of Nathalie Djurberg and Hans Berg; a focus on animation cinema featuring Polish director Mariusz Wilczyński; the launching event ofBergamo Jazz; the cult movies of GAMeC Cinema, the restored classics, the previews, the Fantamaratona, the Kino Club, for the younger audience, and the Daily Strip, the Festival event dedicated to comics that this year will host four of the best Italian illustrators: Alessandro Baronciani, Loputyn, Squaz and SerT.


Competition - Exhibition
Close Up
Europe, Now! Bent Hamer and Alberto Rodríguez 
Jean-Pierre Léaud
Karpo Godina
Peter Mullan 
Animation Cinema: Mariusz Wilczyński
Previews, Classics, Special Events
Pasolini and the Arabian Nights
Contemporary Art - Nathalie Djurberg e Hans Berg
Bergamo Film Meeting opens Bergamo Jazz
Kino Club
BFM Daily Strip: the Festival seen through comics
meet the author
Educational Events
Special Events