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Mondine's May| 44mins
Director: Francesco Marano | Producer: Francesco Marano
Focus Years: 2011 | Country: Italy
Subject Tags: economies, ethics, europe, human rights, italy, oppression, poverty
Quality Tags: Optimistic, Slow, Activating, Harmonizing
In 2009 the choir of the Mondine di Medicina (rice-weeders of Medicina, not far from Bologna) has been invited to sing at the concert of the May Day that takes place in Rome. Inside the pullman, during the trip, the rice-weeders practice their songs, in a kind of rehearsal of the concert. The images of the trip are alternated with the tales of the rice-weeders and with the memories of their lives and of their struggles for the labor rights. However the choir that will sing in Rome is not complete: Pina had to remain at home...
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