ciao Aracà

Dokus
Independent
| 62 min
Italian
| English German Italian

Globalization, an aging population, and rural exodus: despite a gloomy outlook, the people still living in Aracà , a small Italian village, are bravely facing the future. The way of life in Aracà in northern Italy is threatened by globalization and technological progress. There are only a handful of aging farmers left who still grow olives and grapes using the old methods. This documentary records the thoughtful and emotional confrontation with time, change, loss, and hope related by the members of a small community in the idyllic Ligurian countrysid This documentary records the thoughtful and emotional confrontation with time, change, and loss, but also finds a place for hope and shows new perspectives: The next generation, combining the traditional values of their grandparents with modern technology, is trying to revive the village. "The filmmakers create a truly compelling cinematic experience that brings you closer to the place and its incredible people." (UK Film Review)