Both screenings will be followed by a Q&A with director Medhin Paolos. The screening at Bernie Grant Arts Centre is a dine & view event; Eritrean food is included in the ticket.
Alan Maglio & Medhin Paolos
Alan Maglio is a photographer and director who has represented his works in different exhibitions and festivals in Italy and abroad. His style is a mix between portraiture, street photography and documentary and often tackles different topics related to cultural identities. He lives and works in Milan. Asmarina is his second film, following Milano Centrale – Stories from the Train Station.
Medhin Paolos is a photographer, director, electronic musician and an activist for citizenship rights. Her career path has taken her from an international experience with Fiamma Fumana to her current work within ‘Rete G2’, the national organisation for citizenship rights. Asmarina is her debut film as a director.