Screening of the 2023 documentary "MAKA" directed by Elia Moutamid

Followed by a Q&A with the Director and the Writer


Event Description

Department of French and Italian presents the documentary MAKA, directed by Elia Moutamid and written by Simone Brioni. The screening is 52 minutes in length, in Italian with English subtitles.

A documentary exploring displacement, identity, and belonging through the eyes of the first Black woman news anchor and director of a newspaper in Italy.

Followed by a Q&A, in English, with the director and the writer in conversation with Medhin Paolos (Princeton University).


Elia Moutamid, Director
Simone Brioni, Writer
Medhin Paolos, Princeton University


Support for this event has been provided in part by Princeton University's Lewis Center for the Arts, the Department of African American Studies, the Humanities Council, the Program in Italian Studies, the Program in Journalism, and Film Studies.


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