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Very short videos, travel stories, songs, glimpses from a place of transit

From Moldova to Italy

TerminiTV these days is in Romania, near Brasov, for a week long education event called Online education camp, organised by a bunch of upcoming geeks from Moldova, Georgia and other Eastern European countries. So, in honor to Moldova and to Romania, and to all Eastern Europe, we publish a video …

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Worried about my future in Rome

“I’m a bit afraid about my future here in Rome”, Alina says. She came to Italy 16 years ago from the region of Moldavia, in Romania, and soon she will be officially a psychotherapist.  YMOBILITY is the first project to provide a comparative overview of the major youth mobility pathways …

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Italian citizenship for Sirine

Sirine Charaabi is an 18 year old boxing athlete living in San Prisco, Italy. Despite spending all her life in Italy since age 2, her citizenship is linked to her birthplace, Tunisia. It’s called “ius sanguinis”, and it means you’re not Italian unless your parents are Italian, even if you …

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Goodbye London, I go back to Rome

10 years ago, Wendy moved to London to work. 2 years ago, she came back to Rome. She tells us how she feels about it and how her experience of mobility has been. Produced in collaboration with Ymobility, a Sapienza university project. YMOBILITY is the first project to provide a …

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Slam poet in Termini

Ladies and gentleman, here is one of the best slam poets in Rome at the moment, Giovan Bartolo Botta, performing for us in front of Termini station. We’ve been having some hard time online. Our crowdfunding isn’t going well, the views don’t grow as fast as we would wish, there’s still …

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Goodbye Rome, I go back to Bangladesh

“The biggest obstacle here is bureaucracy, but I still will miss Rome, it’s become my home”, Bangladesh born Bikash tells us, “I have to marry back in Bangladesh now, and at this point it’s better I stay near my family, also because I couldn’t afford supporting a family here”. video: Fran …

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Fatima, a black Italian

In Italy if you’re black you’re automatically thought of as “non Italian”. It’s the case of Fatima, for example, who, despite being of Ivory Coast heritage, is sometimes treated as a foreigner. However, you just need to hear her speak to understand that she is 101% Italian, and that Italian doesn’t …

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Psychotherapy for migrations

Natale Losi is a psychotherapist who founded the mental health department of the International Organization for Migration in Geneva. We meet him in Termini, where he shares with us some insights about how social workers deal with traumas they hear from migrants. video: Fran Atopos  

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