Film screening of “Olha’s Italian Diary” by Olena Fedyuk
As part of the film Series on Migration, Inclusion and Diversity, the Migration Policy Centre and the EU Border Care project will host a film screening of “Olha’s Italian Diary” in the presence of the film director, Olena Fedyuk.
The film screening will be followed by a discussion and a cocktail and is open to all of the EUI community.
For more information about the film series and the programme, consult the agenda.
Olha is a migrant woman from Ukraine working as a care worker in Italy. Unlike many of women in the similar situation – middle-aged, away from home, working often illegally and long hours looking after elderly people – Olha does not forget about herself. She believes in love and thinks it is possible to find a beautiful romantic relationship even at the age of 57. Even if the relationships between migrant women and local men are considered to be a transgression on both sides. Olha’s Italian Diary is a work in progress, a film which aims to break away from the “separation with the family” focus in transnational migration. It is an intimate sneak-peek into one of the contemporary taboo topics: intimate lives of the female migrants away from home.
Place: Emeroteca, Badia Fiesolana, EUI.