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A Chjàna (The Plain)

A Chjàna

Directed by Jonas Carpignano
Italy, United States, 2011


Inspired by real events, A Chjàna tells the story of Ayiva, a young migrant worker from Burkina Faso, who seeks to reunite with his best friend in the wake of the most significant race riot in Italian history.

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A Chjàna (The Plain) Directed by Jonas Carpignano

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

2011 | 2 wins including: Controcampo Award (Controcampo Italiano)

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

2012 | Special Mention: Short Film

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