Citizens of Nothingness

Citizens of nothingness


Storyline

An Afghan political refuge has just arrived in Italy and look for hospitality and protection but she find herself collide with a daily reality that marginalizes and makes her feel out of place. The alienating condition is reflected by choosing non-sites as locations of the film. Documents and passports have ambivalent value, they are just pass-through to freedom and control tools. The refugee status slips to the apathy of a nobody's land.


Show:  Sunday 19 November, at. 13.30, Hagabion hall 1

Director:  Razi Mohebi
Genres: Fiction
Runtime: 52 min
Country:  Italy
Language:  Italian, Persian, English text
Release Date:  2019

2 Girls

2 Girls


Storyline

Lota and Tigist, two girls living in two different countries, Bangladesh and Ethiopia, are linked by the same journey starting from poverty and ending up in the hell of an extremely difficult life. They were both born in rural areas, they both faced poverty or abuses. The only option was to run away. Next destinations were the mega-cities of Dhaka and Addis Ababa. In Dhaka young girls like Lota work in garment factories, which are a sort of slammer, exposed to every kind of imposition and restriction. In Addis Ababa young girls like Tigist quickly downfall into the hell of sex work. Yet in spite of how tough their lives are, they reveal an inner strength and great dignity. The both fight for a life that, maybe tomorrow, will be better.


Show:  Tuesday 21 November, at. 18.30 Hagabion hall 1

Director:  Marco Spironi
Genres: Documentary
Runtime: 52 min
Country:  Italy
Language:  Amharic, Bengali, English text
Release Date:  2019

2 Flickor

2 Girls


Storyline

Lota och Tigist, två flickor som lever i två olika länder, Bangladesh och Etiopien. Bägge föddes på landsbygden, bägge ställdes inför fattigdom och missbruk. Det enda valet var att fly till megastäderna Dhaka och Addis Abeba i hopp om ett bättre liv. Men där faller en ung flicka som Tigist snabbt ner i sexhandelns helvete eller som Lota, till en textilfabrik. Men trots att deras liv är så tuffa så visar deras kamp för ett lyckligt liv på en inre styrka och en stor värdighet, i hopp om att det kanske blir bättre imorgon.


Show:  Tisdag 21 november, kl. 18.30, Hagabion sal 1

Director:  Marco Spironi
Genres: Dokumentär
Runtime: 52 min
Country:  Italy
Language:  Amhariska, bengaliska, engelsk text
Release Date:  2016