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Renzi to give DVDs of prize-winning migrant film to EU leaders

February 22
23:27 2016

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi on Monday said he is planning to hand out copies of "Fire at Sea", a harrowing documentary about Europe's refugee crisis, to fellow EU leaders when they meet next month. The film, directed by Renzi's compatriot Gianfranco Rosi, won the top Golden Bear prize at the Berlin festival Saturday for its unflinching look at life on the Italian island of Lampedusa, the landing point for thousands of asylum seekers from Africa and the Middle East. Renzi congratulated Rosi for the win in a regular news post on his website, saying: "I am for Italian cinema, which deserves all our attention.

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