international cinema

Interview: Io Capitano director Matteo Garrone on transcending language and social barriers; “This is a document of contemporary history.”

Longing for a brighter future, two Senegalese teenagers embark on a journey from West Africa to Italy. However, between their dreams and reality lies a labyrinth of checkpoints, the Sahara Desert, and the vast waters of the Mediterranean. And much like the characters at the centre of Io Capitano, director Matteo Garrone experienced a case…

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