Imigrazione Italian-style

African immigrant on an Italian beach (© Dave Collier)

The last decade has seen Italy change from a land of emigration to a destination for immigrants. Normally a homogeneous society, immigration has put the country into shock. Add an increase in crime, drug use and prejudice, and you’ve got a cocktail for an explosive mix. Lorenza Bacino explores Italy at a cultural crossroads.

Producer: Lorenza Bacino

Broadcast: April 16, 1999