Florida Premiere. In her book Reversing the Gaze, Cameroon-born, Italian resident and noted author Geneviéve Makaping comments on the embedded racism of contemporary Italy, emphasizing the way in race, color, gender and class intersect and perpetuate inequalities. In Maka, Makaping talks of her life in Italy and her perilous migration journey which led to her becoming the first Black news editor in that country. Through her story Maka speaks out against the media representation of immigrants and offers an evocative examination of the intersection between sexism and racism in the western world while introducing us to the diverse community to which she belongs, a microcosm that is a model of a multicultural society, albeit with its contradictions and idiosyncrasies.

Introduced by Patrizia La Trecchia, USF Professor and Advisor

Film Screenings

April 13 @ 1:30 pm

Regal Hollywood – screen #3

Q&A: Prof. Patrizia La Trecchia


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  • Director:
    Elia Moutamid
  • Screenwriter:
    Simone Brioni
  • Producer:
    Graziano Chiscuzzu
  • Cast:
    Geneviéve Makaping

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