Living in the Shadows in Italy

Jan 28, 2016 1187

By Bettye Miller

UCR's Department of Comparative Literature and Foreign Languages presents documentary filmmaker Fred Kujo Kuwornu and his film "18 Ius Soli" on Tuesday, Feb. 9, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. in CHASS Interdisciplinary 1111. Kuwornu is an Italian-Ghanaian activist-producer-writer-director who was born and raised in Italy.

His mother is an Italian Jew, and his father is a Ghanaian surgeon who has lived in Italy since the 1960s. "18 Ius Soli" tells the stories of 18 children born and raised in Italy whose parents are originally from African, Asian, and South American countries.

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