2017 | New Italian Migration to Australia – Film: 88 Days on Australian Farms

COME AND MEET the new wave of young Italians arriving in Australia, in numbers exceeding the mass migration of the ‘50s and ‘60s.

SCREENING of video reportage

88 DAYS on Australian farms (35 mins)

Winner best direction, 2015 FILEF Short Film Competition

Director Matteo Maffesanti; Screenwriter Michele Grigoletti; Researcher Silvia Pianelli

A journey through dreams, hopes and thoughts of young Italians in Australia on a working holiday visa.

SPEAKERS will include experts on Italian migration and on services available to the newly arrived:

Michele Grigoletti and Silvia Pianelli – researchers and authors of the report: Giovani italiani in Australia. Un viaggio da temporaneo a permanente.

Marco Zangari – Youth and Family Project Officer for Co.As.It. (Italian Association

of Assistance).

Claudio Scamporlino – co-founder of IL FARO, a social media organization advising young Italians, already in Australia or intending to come.

Newly arrived Italians will share their experiences.

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