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SUBSTRATA

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THE STORY BEHIND THE FILM

The film is based on real conversations Nadia had with her daughters during the first lockdown when the Black Lives Matter riots started in UK.

What does it mean to be of mixed race background? When you are the third generation of two families of migrants. When you are mixed of mixed parents and you are living in a country where you were not born, what are the roots you can call roots?

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FILMED ON

LOCATION IN NAPLES AND THE UK

Part of the film was directed during sever lockdown restrictions, through video calls. It was made with no budget with the support of a number of artists from the UK and Italy who were happy to collaborate on the production. They wanted to send a message of hope and equality during challenging times.

SUBSTRATA was the start of an ongoing collaboration between 2A-LTY and the Neapolitan folk group "La Bandarotta Di Bagnoli

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