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FRESH FROM THE SKÁBMAGOVAT FILM FESTIVAL

SCREENS ON THE 25TH MARCH AT 1 PM AT THE CIVIC THEATRE
REPEATS ON THE 26TH MARCH AT 10 AM AT NGĀ PURAPURA

A selection of short films that have screened at Skábmagovat Film Festival. Titles to be announced.

SNÖLEJONINNA | Snow Lioness

Directed by Sofia Jannok
Sweden
2015

How to put on a Sámi costume in 3.30

GUOVSSAHAS OAIDNÁ DU | Aurora Keeps An Eye On You

Directed by Sara Margrethe Oskal
Norway
2015

After a fight with her mother, a young girl takes out her frustrations on her little brother, forcing him out sledding in the freezing night, past bedtime. When the boy disappears, his sister must beg the Aurora (the Northern Lights) for help.

BIVDOÁIGI

Directed by Suohpanterror
Finland/Norway
2015

Bivdoáigi is a performance by Suohpanterror and the band Ylva. It criticises the appropriation of indigenous cultures by the dominant cultures. If the exploitation, blemishing and selling of Sámi traditional clothing goes on, we may see strong reactions.

MERJA

Directed by Miikka Miinala
Finland
2015

Breast cancer shakes up one’s life, turning values around and making the smallest things important. However, illness doesn’t always mean the end of everything. It can also make one stronger.

HEIJASTAMATTOMIN ASKELIN

Directed by Jonne Järvinen
Finland
2015

Hilda from the northernmost part of Finland dreams of becoming a musician. Her mother, Ulla Pirttijärvi-Länsman, is a well-known musician. Hildá is studying to become a teacher. Will music become her work, and what does she want to achieve with her music?

FIEVRRUT

Directed by Inger-Mari Aikio
Finland
2015

Car, snowmobile, bike, kick sled and sledge: Niillas likes to whizz around on all of them.

AMOC – VUOSMUŠ

Directed by Inger-Mari Aikio
Finland
2015

When making his rap lyrics, rapper Amoc from Inari engages in important cultural activity: he creates new words for the Inari Sámi language that is only spoken by less than 300 people in the world.

 

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