The Expats | Sarah Von H | Episode 1 | New York

by GRIOT - Published on 22/11/2016

Sarah Von H is a young woman from Milan. With heritage from the Ivory Coast, she moved to New York about a year and a half ago. She works as DJ, a manager and is an artist developer for many artists from New York and elsewhere. She loves Italy, above all Milan, even though she faced discrimination when she was younger. Music is everything for her. One day she hopes to return home, to Milan, to create something new, building on her experiences in the Big Apple.

The Expats. The Untold Stories of Black Italians Abroad is a documentary series created and directed by Johanne Affricot—Marco Brunelli at the camera—exploring the lives of Black Italians living abroad in search of new opportunities. Each story focuses on a particular journey linking each expat to the path their own family took at some point in history. Discovering their new lives, work, being Italian in a foreign country and in Italy, of recognising and rejecting identities, of racism, of love for and delusion with their own country, ideas on music, art, and creativity.

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