“Alba in the morning”

The docu-drama Alba in the morning, puts into images the fragmented life of Maria, a young Italian immigrant in Switzerland

Made with an eclectic selection of film archives from the Médiathèque Valais – Martigny, the directors question in this film the migratory experience of young Italian women between their native country and their new Swiss land in the 1960s.

This short film was directed by Noémie Guibal and Elisa Gómez Alvarez, graduates of the Master Ecal / Head and laureates of the grant Italianità en Valais 2022 created by the Media library – Valais and the Fondazione Margherita.

On the occasion of the World Day of Audiovisual Heritage, the film is also being screened continuously until November 10 at the three other sites of the Media library of Valais: Brig, Sion and St-Maurice.

Photo :© by Herbert Witz, Médiathèque Valais – Martigny