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The quest for realism in Italian cinema is more alive than ever. Social topics ranging from immigration to work have become widespread in Italian shorts as well as feature films.
Dir: Andrea Brusa & Marco Scotuzzi
An Afgani refugee arrives in Italy with his goat and seeks political asylum for both of them.
Dir: Gregorio Franchetti
Two 12-year-old boys of different backgrounds find their friendship tested when one brings an offering of live lobsters to the other’s single, working-class mother
Dir: Ali Asgari & Farnoosh Samadi
Fatma and her mother are Kurdish refugees in Italy. On their visit to the doctor, Fatma has to translate what the doctor tells to her mother but she keeps silence.
Dir: Rossella Inglese
Denise is a teenager obsessed by what people think of her. Observed by a camera, she exposes herself in a fierce and provocative way.
Dir: Alessandro Grande
Samira comes from Tunisia and lives in Italy illegally with her father and brother. One night, she will have to face a problem that is bigger than her.
Dir: Alessandro Stevanon
A shy and lonley child. An elderly Senegalese artist. A friendship based on the differences that make people unique.
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