UN PAESE DI CALABRIA
By Shu AIELLO, Catherine CATELA Italy, France, Switzerland/ 2016/90 min
Like many villages in southern Italy, Riace has long suffered a massive rural exodus. One day, a boat carrying two hundred Kurds fails on the beach. Spontaneously, the inhabitants of the village help them. Little by little, migrants and villagers will rehabilitate the abandoned houses, relaunch businesses and secure a future in school. Thus every day for 20 years, the future of Riace reinvents itself.