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Voices From the Mediterranean Series - Chapter 2: Film Screening

Fire at Sea Event Poster

Fire at Sea (Fuocoammare)

The award-winning movie by Italian director Gianfranco Rosi.

Thursday, February 16, 2017
6 p.m.
Goergen 101

Overview

Set in Lampedusa, an island situated 150 miles south of Sicily and the first port of call for hundreds of thousands of African and Middle Eastern refugees hoping to make a new life in Europe. Fire at Sea mixes captured footage and deliberate storytelling in an extraordinarily compelling documentary about the migrant crisis. 

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Sponsored by the Department of Religion and Classics, the Jewish Studies Program, and the Undergraduate Religion and Classics Council.

For more information contact Abby Comstock-Gay at acomsto2@ur.rochester.edu