School of Global Studies

On The Bride’s Side

School of Global Studies, One World Week events 19 - 23 March 2018

On The Bride’s Side
A Palestinian poet and an Italian journalist meet five Palestinians and Syrians in Milan who entered Europe via the Italian island of Lampedusa after fleeing the war in Syria. They decide to help them complete their journey to Sweden – and hopefully avoid getting themselves arrested as traffickers – by faking a wedding.

This emotionally charged journey not only brings out the true stories and hopes and dreams of the five Palestinians and Syrians and their rather special traffickers, but also reveals an unknown side of Europe – a transnational, supportive and irreverent Europe that ridicules the laws and restrictions of the Fortress in a kind of masquerade.

Initial releaseSeptember 2014 (Italy)
DirectorsGabriele Del Grande, Antonio Augugliaro, Khaled Soliman Al Nassiry
ScreenplayGabriele Del Grande, Antonio Augugliaro, Khaled Soliman Al Nassiry
Music composed byMC Manar, Dissoi Logoi
ProducersGabriele Del Grande, Marco Visalberghi


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