Bergamo Film Meeting Onlus was founded in 1983 and since 2013 it has been registered as a non-profit organization of social utility. Its mission is to promote and support film culture with a particular focus on quality cinema and authors.
The Association is linked to many cultural institutions, with which it shares prestigious collaboration projects. Among them are cinematheques and contemporary art museums, such as National Museum of Cinema (Turin), British Film Institute (London), GAMeC (Contemporary Art Gallery, Bergamo), Fondazione Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia – Cineteca Nazionale (Rome), Griffith Cinematheque (Genoa), Cineteca di Bologna, Fondazione Cineteca Italiana (Milan), University of Bergamo, AGISNational Film Association, Cinemateca Portuguesa (Lisbon), Filmoteca Española (Madrid), Neederland Filmmuseum (Amsterdam), Magyar Filmunió (Budapest), Finnish Film Foundation, Swedish Film Institute.
Bergamo Film Meeting was among the recipients of the 2012 Bergamo Municipality Merit Awards. A Gold Medal was bestowed to Bergamo Film Meeting by the City of Bergamo, as civic recognition for “the promotion, restoration and distribution, along thirty years of activity, of milestones in the history of cinema. 3,600 films were screened, over 400 of which found distribution thanks to Bergamo Film Meeting’s support. Thanks to its numerous partnerships in Europe, Bergamo Film Meeting is a reference initiative in the field”.
Board of Directors
Davide Ferrario, Angelo Signorelli, Danilo Conti
Pietro Bianchi, Chiara Boffelli, Danilo Conti, Bruno Fornara, Fiammetta Girola, Emanuela Martini, Adriano Piccardi, Angelo Signorelli, Jenny Vassalli.
Sandro Zambetti, Pier Carlo Nolli, Angelo Signorelli, Adriano Piccardi, Ermanno Comuzio, Pier Lodovico Cortesi, Danilo Conti, Morando Morandini.