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The documentary examines issues of race, ethnicity, and national identity in 21st-century multicultural Italy.It includes interviews with 18 young men and women born in Italy to immigrant parents who have attended Italian schools, speak Italian, and see themselves as Italian; however they are not Italian citizens due to current law.
They served America when America was not ready to serve them
The 92nd Buffalo division was a combat unit that was firstly all African-American and therefore largely segregated because that was the order of the day, particularly during WWII.The documentary also narrates the previously little-known story of the friendship between the African-American troops deployed in Tuscany and the local partisans...
100 Years of Blackness in Italian Cinema
A diasporic, hybrid, historical, critical, and cosmopolitan dimension
documentary that uncovers the careers of a population of entertainers seldom heard from before: African-American and African descent actors in Italian cinema...
New Web Doc Series
A web doc series that experiments with the hybridization of documentary and the esthetic storytelling of social media. The series details the historical presence of Afrodescendants in Italy, but also the broad and incredibly rich universe of Italians of African descent who have been influencing Italian mass culture...
At Home in Scott County is a mini-documentary series filmed and produced by University of Minnesota freshman students – under the supervision of Lorenzo Fabbri and Fred Kuwornu. It was developed within the undergraduate seminar “Community, Media, Activism” which Fred and Lorenzo co-taught at the University in Minnesota in Fall 2019.
An innovative example of public humanities integrating experiential learning and community service, the series features clients of the Scott County Community Development Agency. By telling their stories, these documentaries amplify the need for affordable housing and promote the housing assistance programs that the CDA offers.
As the United Nations has recently established, housing is a right and not a commodity. Therefore, At Home at Scott County asks, what can we do to protect the human right to adequate housing?