"Maka" Documentary Screening Followed by Q/A



Screening of the documentary MAKA by Moroccan-born Italian director Elia Moutamid followed by a zoom webinar with  Dr. Geneviève Makaping & Professor  Simone Brioni. 

 Dr. Geneviève Makaping is a journalist and anthropologist. She is the author of Reversing the Gaze: What if the Other Were You? (2001) a foundational text of Black Italian Studies.

 Simone Brioni is Associate Professor in the Department of English at Stony Brook University, specialized in the literary and cinematographic representation and self-representation of migrants.He co-authored three documentaries: Aulò (2012),  La quarta via (2012), Maka (2022). His publications also include The Somali Within (2015) and L’Italia, l’altrove (2022).