International Animation Day 2018

28 October
Nuovo Eden – Brescia

On October 28, Bergamo Film Meeting joins the celebrations for the International Animation Day 2018 with a tribute to Michele Bernardi, the protagonist of the workshop “And yet it moves: the techniques of animated cinema” (October 27 in Bergamo).

On October 28, the International Animation Day is celebrated all over the world, to commemorate the first public performance of Emile Reynaud’s optical theatre who, in 1892 in Paris, presented the first animated film in history. In Brescia, Avisco Association in collaboration with Nuovo Eden and Bergamo Film Meeting, will celebrate with a series of screenings dedicated to the ever evolving language of animation cinema. Guest of honour will be Michele Bernardi who will show his latest works to the public in the hall at 7:30 PM.

The complete schedule of the day

OCTOBER 28 – Nuovo Eden – via Nino Bixio 9, Brescia 3:30 PM > SE SORRIDI, by Elisa Bettineschi – film created within Cartoni animati in corsia, paper animation, 2017, 5′ > THE BREADWINNER, by Nora Twomey, 2D animation, USA, 2017, 94’
Admission fee 5€ (info on reduced fees at

7.30 PM > CERTE COSE LASCIANO IL SEGNO: The animated shorts of Michele Bernardi. Screening and meeting with the author
Free admittance subject to availability

9:15 PM > LA STRADA DEI SAMOUNI by STEFANO SAVONA with animations by SIMONE MASSI; documentary film and animation, France / Italy, 2018, 128′


Admission fee €5 (info on reduced fees at

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