Remembering Lampedusa
Ditte Uljas & Anna Blom

Remembering Lampedusa

    Films
Saturday 25.5.2019 13:15 – 14:15 Village Cinema, On the Rocks

On 3rd of October 2013, a fishing boat transporting Erithrean refugees sank off the Italian island of Lampedusa. 368 people lost their lives, 155 survived. 

“Remembering Lampedusa” offers an alternative way to look at death at the gates of Europe. A documentary project consisting of five short films tells the stories of the families of the victims and the survivors. Instead of statistics and uncredited photos, the film shows unique feelings. 

At 14:15 Discussion: The shipwreck that changed the conversation on refugees.

2019 / Finland /Sweden / Italy 
Director: Anna Blom 
Languages: Swedish, Tigrinya, Italian, English 
Subtitles: English 
Age recommendation: 12 
Length: 57 min 

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