lives on walking

a mopstudio animation commissioned by Aidos.

a short length animation part of a docu-fiction directed by Cristina Mecci about a couple from Benin and resident in Italy. She is pregnant and become troubled by doubts about whether or not to subject her daughter to genital mutilation or to concern her daughter about losing her African identity. The animation uses a symbolic language using her story when she was a child, her fear for genital mutilation and her experience to look for the new identity after moving in Italy.

thank you Daniela Colombo, Cristiana Scoppa and Cristina Mecci for their support and confidence.