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Cinema, History & Politics

Maka

Q&A with director Elia Moutamid and writer Simone Brioni

Date
October 23, 2023
Time
6:30 pm
Overview

Screening
Maka
(2023, Documentary, Italy/USA, 52 min.)
In ITALIAN with ENGLISH subtitles

Directed by
Elia Moutamid

Written by
Simone Brioni

Followed by a Q&A with the director and the writer in conversation with
Stefano Albertini, NYU

In ENGLISH

Maka presents Geneviéve Makaping’s life in Italy and perilous migration journey. By sharing Makaping’s experience as the first Black news editor in Italy, Maka speaks out against the media representation of immigrants and offers an evocative examination of the intersection between sexism and racism in Italy. From Moroccan-born Italian director Elia Moutamid, this riveting documentary offers a poignant exploration of displacement, identity, and belonging.

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