Ribadit (Pulling in the Belt)

Ribadit (Pulling in the Belt)

  • 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
  • - 9 m 15 s

Ribadit/ Pulling in the belt was a tradition in Sápmi. In this film, we meet two elders who have experienced this. Director Elle Sofe is orchestrating this ancient tradition to life with energetic young people and dancers.

Screening Information
Bingo Shorts

6 pm
Saturday 26 September 2020
The Civic Theatre

  • Language Sámi
  • Subtitles English
  • Indigenous Nation Sámi
  • Country Norway
  • Director Elle Sofe Sara
  • Director Bio Elle Sofe Sara, based in Guovdageaidnu, is a choreographer and director who works at the interlaces of video art, filmmaking, dance and theatre. In her works she regularly sheds light on the social, political and cultural peculiarities and challenges of the Sámi People. In 2021 Elle Sofe is the festival profile at the Arctic Arts Festival in Harstad, Norway. In 2019, she won the Moon Jury Award for her short film “Ribadit” at Imagine Native Film Festival in Canada. Elle Sofe is also one of four talents in Talent Norway’s filmmakers program. Elle Sofe is one of the founders of Dáiddadállu/ Sámi artist collective.
  • Premiere Status Southern Hemisphere Premiere
  • Awards Moon Jury Award at imagineNATIVE Film Festival 2019 in Canada.