In Salento a group of friends does not give up on the difficulties and obstacles of the small town where they live (Castiglione d’Otranto) and instead of emigrating to the city they decide to stay and tie their lives to agricultural work and to invest in sharing. They cultivate ancient seeds, take care of biodiversity by developing a small-scale economy by rediscovering the potential of a territory. The first feature film by a young Italian documentary filmmaker who lives and works in Brussels.
5.00pm – Round table discussion “How Cinema has informed Food Culture”
6.30pm – Screening of “Omelia Contadina” directed by JR & Alice Rohrwacher and “La Restanza” by Alessandra Coppola.