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Lampedusa

Lampedusa

Italy/France/USA 2015, 23 min dir. Mariangela Ciccarello, Phillip Cartelli

Synopsis: Combining high definition and Super 8 footage, LAMPEDUSA is composed of interwoven narratives based on past and present events. In late 1831, a volcanic island suddenly erupted from the sea a few kilometers off the southern coast of Sicily. An international dispute ensued, during which a number of European powers laid claim to this newfound “land.” The island receded below sea level six months later, leaving only a rocky ledge under the sea…

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