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Mar
22

Film: A Place Elsewhere

3:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Robins School of Business, Ukrop Auditorium
102 UR Drive
University of Richmond, VA 23173
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Dir. Andrea Onori and Luca Sella, 2017, Italy, 66 min.

The past, the present, and hopes for the future of two young refugees converge in Venice. Mehdi and Hamda, who come from Iran and Somalia, have made the decision to leave their homelands, and meet through a series of fortuitous events. With tenacity and courage they try to find their way in an unfamiliar place, while holding on to the memories of home.

Friday, March 22, 3 & 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, March 24, 3:30 p.m.
Robins School of Business, Ukrop Auditorium

* No Thursday screening. Friday afternoon intro and discussion led by Lidia Radi, Associate Professor of Italian and French. Sunday, March 24 Screening: 3:30 p.m. in Ukrop Auditorium; intro and discussion led by Emanuele Pettener, Florida Atlantic University and UR’s Lidia Radi with filmmakers Andrea Onori and Luca Sella, in conjunction with the conference “Migration: The Contested Spaces of the Mediterranean.”

Free and open to the public, all films are screened in their original language with English subtitles. Presented by International Education and the Media Resource Center.