Many refer to the ongoing refugee situation, where people on the run try to find security in Europe. The news often reports on numbers and data. However, there is less knowledge about the individual stories of those concerned. Relief organizations move in and out of refugee camps in an effort to find good solutions to the severe number of humanitarian crises. But what is really going on at the individual level? And what can Europeans do to make a difference and offer help?
Amsterdam-based filmmaker Carin Goeijers discovered that Riace, a village in the Calabria region of southern Italy, was very hospitable to newcomers. The city's mayor Domenico Lucano – along with a large part of the local population – made an effort to keep "their" foreigners before they were expelled from the Italian. . .
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