The Women of Zeri

The Women of ZeriThe Women of Zeri is a documentary that tells the story of a group of women from the Zeri region of Lunigiana, who decided to follow in the footsteps of their grandfathers and to farm a rare breed of sheep that, until recently, faced extinction.

The community has developed a small scale economy that manages to maintain the biodiversity of their rural world, while, at the same time, preserving the area’s ┬áheritage of artisan skills and local traditions.

The Women of Zeri is available on DVD from

The Women of Zeri first appeared on Ciao Lunigiana on 16 December 2010. All rights reserved.

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