SALAKINO SHORTS / SKÁBMAGOVAT GOES SOUTH
SKÁBMAGOVAT GOES SOUTH
FRIDAY 12.2 – 20:00
Skábmagovat is an acclaimed yearly indigenous film festival taking place in Inari, Finland. In this collaboration with Skábmagovat, we have put together a hand-picked selection of short films from the Arctic, for you to enjoy. No more words, here’s the programme for the evening.
Entrance is €10, and VjVjj will be performing before the screening. Tickets available here.
Total screening duration: 91′
Várjjatvuotnala??at / Portraits from Varangifjord
Sápmi, Norway / 2013 / 13′ / Sámi
With beautiful cinematography, this touching portrait from Nesseby, Finnmark, shows the strong connections to nature and Sámi traditions held by those who live in the small community.
Anne Merete Gaup
Eahparaš – Dead Soon After Birth
Sápmi, Norway / 2011 / 7′ / Sámi
The old man living in a nursing home is considered demented. One day, a new nurse suddenly finds a way into his world. This is the beginning of a trip that changes the lives of both the nurse and the man.
Stoerre vaerie / Northern Great Mountain
Sápmi, Sweden / 2015 / 15′ / Swedish, Sámi
Elle, 78, does not like Sámi but says she is a Swede. On returning, unwillingly, north to attend her sister’s funeral, she must face her shame and the truth about her identity.
Canada / 2014 / 15′ / French, Inuit
Set in a 1950’s Inuit community, Aviliaq tells the story of two Inuit lesbians struggling to stay together in a new world run by outsiders.
Áile Ja Áhkku / Áile & Grandmother
Sápmi, Norway / 2015 / 12′ / Norwegian, Sámi
Grandmother and Aile are close to one another and Grandmother teaches Aile the powers of Nature and healing, however Aile has a secret that puts their bond to the ultimate test, forcing Aile to open up, but can she save their relationship?
Dolastallat / Having a campfire
Finland, Russia / 2016 / 5′
Shot in Kola Peninsula in Russia, this film is about Sámi people and an old myth about bears, but in a modern, even a bit funny way.
Nuna Qorsooqqittoq / Grøn Land / Green Land
Greenland / 2009 / 24′ / Greenlandic
Aka Hansen makes a trip to Southern Greenland to find out what today’s young people there think about the global situation, the climate change and the future.