The Harvest: The plight of field workers in Italy
Genre: Doco-musical | Year: 2017 | LENGTH: 73 MINUTES | PARTIAL SUBTITLES AVAILABLE
Gurwinder comes from Punjab, and has been working for years on a farm in a small town not far from Rome. Hardeep is also Indian but was born and raised in Italy where she works as a cultural mediator in Rome.
Hardeep is trying to free herself from the memories of a family that emigrated in another age, while Gurwinder is forced, to take methamphetamines to handle his heavy workload, so he can send money back to India.
THE HARVEST is a docu-musical that, for the first time, combines documentary and traditional Punjabi choreographies, to show the humiliation of the workers in the fields.
Official Selection at the Delhi International Film Festival and at the HumanDoc Warsaw Film Festival.
Where: Hervey Bay Library
Date: Saturday 21 September
Bookings essential, please contact the Hervey Bay Library on 4197 4220 or book online through Eventbrite.