Nastri d'Argento: BNL sponsors prestigious Italian cinema awards
16.06.2008 | Careers
BNL, the Italian bank of the BNP Paribas Group, is the leading sponsor of the Nastri d'Argento (Italian Film Awards), the oldest and most prestigious awards for Italian cinema. The presentation ceremony took place June 14 in the ancient Greek theatre of Taormina.
BNL has been a leading partner of Italian cinema for 70 years, participating in financing the entire sector from production, film-making and distribution, to technology innovation and the modernisation of cinemas.This long-term commitment has facilitated the production of more than 5,000 films, of which around half have helped form Italian film history and have received international recognition. In this way, the bank contributes actively to the development of Italian cultural life.
The Nastri d'Argento, organised by the National Union of Italian Film Journalists, is a major event which contributes to the artistic, technical and industrial development of Italian cinema. By sponsoring these awards, BNL demonstrates the support of both the Italian bank and the BNP Paribas Group for the cinema industry.