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From "success story" to chaos and destruction

But Now is Perfect
Regissør: Carin Goeijers

But Now is Perfect tells the story of how a small hospitable village in southern Italy opened up the community to refugees seeking a better future in Europe. But it is also a story of loss and tragedy.

This article was translated by Google and R.E.

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 found that Riace, a village in the Calabria region of southern Italy, was very hospitable. . .

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Moust is a filmmaker and journalist living in Amsterdam.

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