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Title A Fork In The Mediterranean: Italy - Venice - Ep 1 Of 8
Published Australia : SBS 2, 2010
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Summary This year 'Fork' goes Mediterranean. The ninth of the acclaimed A Fork in the Road series travels to eight countries around the Mediterranean. Jump aboard as Pria Viswalingam takes his own quirky ride around this most famous of seas.From the grandeur of Venice, a sinking city with a sinking population, to a tanner's family in the ancient city of Fez in Morocco, to the hedonistic delights of a sultry summer in the south of France, Pria takes us a on a unique journey. Also stopping at Israel, Spain, Turkey, Gibraltar and Greece it's an eight part journey that offers fresh insights from the people that know best: the locals. Have large families and Latin lovers become romantic memories? With the magnificent backdrop of Venice as his canvas, Pria Viswalingam explores the realities of Italy facing a falling population. With the country now relying on immigrants to bolster the workforce, the family structures that have stood for thousands of years are changing. Meet Danielle Baker, an Australian actress living near Venice. She's just had her baby along with her expatriate buddies from Kenya and Ukraine while her Italian friend is still concentrating on the career thing and the vogue home. Pria meets the old and the new as they come together to form what may be a very different Italy in the future.Venice is officially part of the Adriatic Sea which flows into the Mediterranean. (An SBS local production, in English and Italian, English subtitles) (Part 1)
Event Broadcast 2010-04-20 at 20:30:00
Notes Classification: PG
Subject Cities and towns -- Growth.
Cities and towns -- Social life and customs.
Cooking, Italian -- Venetian style.
Italians -- Religious life.
Italy -- Venice.
Form Streaming video
Author Fisichella, Riso, contributor
Pavoncello, Franco, contributor
Viswalingam, Pria, host