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Piero Garofalo, Elizabeth Leake and Dana Renga

the many ‘escapes and landings’ from and to Lipari, Stromboli,Vulcano, Salina, Filicudi, Alicudi, and Panarea in twelve films and documentaries by some of Italy’s most canonical filmmakers, foremost of which are the director’s father and uncle. The sequence on the experience of internal exile lasts approximately ten minutes, and follows the introductory segment focusing on the large mountain of pumice mined by locals, several of whom in turn developed, the narrator ‘Figliodoro’ (Golden Sun) tells us, a deadly ‘lung illness’ that led to a mass emigration. Golden Sun

in Internal exile in Fascist Italy