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Title Other Europe
Published London, UK : Royal Anthropological Institute, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (75 min.)
Series Ethnographic video online, volume 2
Summary "What happens to African migrants once granted political refugee status? In Turin, a northern Italian city, an abandoned clinic has been squatted by more than 200 refugees since December 2008. Khaled, Shukri and Ali have been travelling through hell in order to arrive in Italy. They crossed the border and are determined to have a normal life. Their hopes are dashed and they find their lives "suspended." The film follows their stories over the years, showing life in the clinic, including the inevitable internal problems, the protests of citizenship and the initiatives of the city. Through the cold winter and unbearably sultry August, until the evacuation of the former clinic by the city authorities and the transfer of refugees to old barracks. Three emblematic characters guide us through a story that reveals, intimately, a collective history, an emblematic tale of all European countries today and their respective immigration policies and the changes occurring in the social fabric of European cities."--Original container
Notes Originally released as a motion picture in 2011
Previously released as DVD
This edition in Italian, Somali, Arabic and English with English suibtitles
Subject Somalis -- Italy -- Turin.
Refugees -- Government policy -- Italy -- Turin.
Refugees -- Housing -- Italy -- Turin.
Refugees -- Political activity -- Italy -- Turin.
Squatter settlements -- Italy -- Turin.
Abandoned buildings -- Italy -- Turin.
Somalia -- Emigration and immigration -- Personal narratives.
Italy -- Emigration and immigration -- Personal narratives.
Genre/Form Nonfiction films.
Video recordings.
Personal narratives.
Form Streaming video
Author Schillaci, Rossella
Azul (Firm)
Piemonte Doc Film Fund
Film Commission Sicilia
Laranja Azul (Firm)
Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland.
Other Titles Addtional title on original container: Altra Europa