This feature length documentary will take viewers inside the hidden and dangerous world of Calabria’s powerful Mafia — the “Ndrangheta — revealing, for the first time, that some of its most dominant and ruthless figures are women. Mama Mafia follows investigative journalist Beatrice Borromeo as she discovers witnesses who are willing to tell their own stories of life inside the Mafia. Their testimony will be vividly shown in the context of larger social issues affected by the power and influence of the Mafia in Italy and the world today. It will also present an intimate portrait of a brave woman journalist and track the emotional impact of her descent into the Mafia underworld. The film will be shot and edited in a visual style to match the intimate and shocking story.
Read the exclusive Newsweek & The Daily Beast article by Beatrice Borromeo here.