The story of Nigerian Becky Moses shows how successful the generous refugees policy of the Italian moun­tain village of Riace in many respects was. But unfor­tu­nately it also shows the sad end.
Fleeing from an arranged marriage with an old guy, Nigerian Becky Moses ends up in Riace, Italy. This moun­tain village in Calabria became world-famous as a result of mayor Lucano’s open-door policy for immi­grants. The film shows how the shrunk Italian commu­nity co-exists with the newcomers, how friend­ships are struck up and lives get entwined. Until the regional govern­ment termi­nates the subsidy. Becky is forced to leave the village, and ends up in an illegal immi­grants camp – with fatal consequences.

Title: But Now Is Perfect
Year: 2018
Duration : 56 minutes
Category: Short Documentary
Edition: NFF 2019

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