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

Limbo after prison

“I am in the 26th year here. I came thanks to a scholarship, then I started having economical difficulties.. I started selling drugs, until I ended up in jail. Once you get in jail, you enter a vicious circle, it’s hard to get out it. When your term is finished, …

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Sex hookups in Termini

Termini has always been a place for sexual hookup’s, especially for male and transgender prostitutes. We talked with one young guy who comes to Rome on weekends to raise some money, because, as he says, “there will always be someone who starts talking to me, here”. The video, by Francesco …

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French in Rome, but half Italian

“I’ve always found Italy to be loved a lot abroad, so I wanted to check for myself if I’d fit well in here, being half Italian”. The story of Tania, who grew up in France and the US, but she felt she’d like it better in Italy, so she moved …

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New Italians: Hind

“We moved to Italy after my father died, he would have never come here”, Hind tells us a bit about herself, split between the urgency of leaving, and the need to come back. Filmed in 2017 by Francesco Conte.

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The Rail Whale

TerminiTV needs your help. We are making a documentary about Termini, including footage filmed in these 4 years, always for free, always with a free mind. This is a 3 minute anticipation, where you can start feeling the vibe of what TerminiTV is about.  If you like to watch the …

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Goodbye Termini Underground

Termini Underground was a dance school under the train platforms of Termini. It’s also where TerminiTv was born, and where our full documentary will start from. Here Prince, one of the dancers we met there, shares with us a visit to the old door, now locked away by a gate …

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