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The man who filmed train stations

We have never had a permission to film, in Termini. Despite the project being praised at several levels, even by the railway company itself, we were never considered an opportunity, but only an obstacle. That’s why we decided to laugh about it, and make a little short film (filmed in …

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The Chinese and the Nigerian at Perugia railway station

Three continents at one coffee table. Perugia is an international little city, home to the University for Foreigners, this Umbrian town is at the centre of Italy, among beautiful Appennines. This week it will be home to a Journalism festival, where our founder, Italian journalist Francesco Conte, is participating to …

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The most controversial neighborhood of Berlin: Kotti

Joseph is a Canadian-Italian author living in Berlin, we meet him near Kottbusser Tor also known as Kotti. Kotti is “the centre of the ertswhile-radical SO36 district in Kreuzberg. The surrounding kiez of immigrant housing, punk bars, gay clubs and halal eateries is diminutive, but packs a punch of contrasts. …

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Railway station memories in Tata, Hungary

Anna is an English teacher and journalist who was born in Hungary, where she cherishes most of her childhood memories in the small town of Tata. Here, in Tata’s railway station, she shares some personal stories about her family house, where her grandfather used to hide citizens of Jewish origin, to help …

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Among the last standing No Tav activists

“Tav” stands for “high speed railway”, and here lies the first – intended – misunderstanding. The Tav actually has little to do with high speed, but rather with high capacity, in terms of freight trains. The idea for this construction, which comprises of a 57 km long tunnel between France …

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