FIDE DAYO is a film director, writer, actor and producer with Nigerian background living in Florence, Italy. His film "Minister" will be shown at the Mahalla Festival. It is a fictional comedy about the assignment of an African immigrant to the immigration minister in Italy. The film shows the power of a woman who’s aim is to change for hope in social issues: in a moment of prejudice, racial discrimination, the difficulties of integration, the complexity of reconciling professional and policy achievement with the family affection, the violence of power, labor rights and the housing emergency. At the same time, however, the film talks about the African culture, with its fashion, textiles and colors, music, dance and food.