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Jonas Carpignano’s Feature Film Debut ‘Mediterranea’ Is…

Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow & Act   in 
April 21, 2015

A feature film project that I’ve been tracking on this blog since it was a short film will be making its world premiere at the La Semaine de la Critique (International Critics’ Week) – a parallel section of the Cannes Film Festival that focuses on discovering new talents.

Jonas Carpignano’s feature film debut “Mediterranea” (formerly known as “A Chjana” which was its title as a short film), follows a young Burkinabe man who leaves his native Burkina Faso in search of a better life, making the perilous journey to Italy, only to find he’s unprepared for the intolerance facing immigrants in that country…


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