SHORTS ON MIGRATION
THE GIRAFFE WITHOUT A LEG
Dir: Fausto Romano
Salvatore Principe is a grumpy retired lawyer who spends most of his days alone in his luxury apartment buying rare stamps online. When a Senegalese family moves to the apartment across from his, he barricades himself in the house out of fear of his new neighbours.
Dir: Suranga Deshapriya Katugampala
An unexpected call interrupts Gaia’s plans with her father. On a summer afternoon, the delivery of a package in the Lessinia mountains becomes very ordinary and extraordinary adventure.
Dir: Alessandro Stevanon
Federico is an shy and lonely child. A meeting with an elderly Senegalese artist helps him to discover his own talents and learn to see others for what they are.
TO MY FATHER
Dir: Gabriel Laderas and Alessio Tamborini
A son talks about the sacrifices his father made in order to give his family a better life in a new country.
Dir: Luca Lepone
A young woman is walking through the streets of a big city. Suddenly she stops, takes a breath, smiles and starts wandering aimlessly, seemingly in the grips of madness.
Dir: Alessandro Valenti
Two African children arrive by boat at the Salento coast in search of a better life. Their adventure leads them to meet an unusual character in a Santa Claus costume.
Dir: Rossella Schillaci
Jacob arrived in Italy alone from French Guinea when he was 11 years old. Today he is 27 and hip hop music is his life. It is his way to express his dreams, hopes and frustrations - and a means to escape the "ghetto".
BELES-THE SEASON OF PRICKLY PEARS
Dir: Massimo Ruggiero
This documentary explores the stories and daily lives of Eritrean immigrants in the south-eastern Italian city of Bari.
CAN I COME IN?
Dir: Fariborz Kamikari
Simona and Barbara work in a centre for the housing of immigrant women who are victims of violence.