• 2019 -
  • Bingo Captioned Charter Docos Under The Skin Documentary Drama For My Fathers Kingdom Fukry Huahua Impact Kia Manawanui Long Time No Sea MFF2020 MRFF NATIVE Slam V Nga Matauranga Nga Putake Nga Raurekau Patutiki Sembradoras de Vida Short Documentary Short Drama Shorts Wairua Shorts Whakapapa Whanau Whenua
  • - 12 m 31 s

The personal story of the greatest tragedy in Greenlandic maritime history, told by the grandson of one of the 95 passengers who lost their lives on the cold stormy night of January 30th, 1959, when M/S Hans Hedtoft – on its maiden voyage – allegedly hit an iceberg.

Screening Information
Whenua Shorts

12:00 PM
Saturday 26 September 2020
Māoriland Hub

  • Language Danish
  • Subtitles English
  • Indigenous Nation Greenlandic, Inuit
  • Country Greenland
  • Director Inuk Jorgensen
  • Director Bio Storyteller, director, videographer, filmteacher. Educated from the university of Aarhus, Denmark, Inuk has been making home movies and short animations since his childhood in Greenland. As an adult he has been involved in several marketing-/shortfilm productions as well as being an active member of the film making community of Greenland, Film.gl. As an indigenous filmmaker he has a focus on aesthetic images and personal stories that touch on the identity, history, and culture of the Greenlandic Inuit people.
  • Producer Inuk Jorgensen
  • Premiere New Zealand Premiere
  • Awards Best Shortfilm - Nuuk International Film Festival (2019)