Free to leave

Italian women’s migration in Switzerland from past to present (1971–2021)

Facts & Figures

Format: Web Doc
Director: Manuela Ruggeri (in collaboration with Mattia Lento)
Script: Mattia Lento (in collaboration with Manuela Ruggeri)
Production Company: madframe


Free to leave is a multimedia project with an as-of-yet undefined form, aiming to present fragments from the past and present of the women of the Italian diaspora in Switzerland. Faces, stories and migratory paths of Italian women in Switzerland from the present are interwoven with historical snippets from the 1970s onwards.