Amdocs2016 Snapshot- Anija (ALBANIA,ITALY, 80 min.)


Wed., March 30, 12:30 pm, CSU Palm Desert (NSDN – DokuFest)

In early March 1991 some ships appeared for the first time on the horizon off the Italian Adriatic coast.

Since then that stretch of Southern Italy has seen a stunning number of ships full of people headed to shore, in what was later acknowledged as an exodus of Albanians. It was a collective escape of staggering proportion, the likes of which hadn’t been seen in Europe since World War 2; it affected various kinds of different people, all united by the desire to leave Albania behind.


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