FRIDAY 24.1.2020 – 13:00 SÁPMI: LIGHT AND DARKNESS SAJOS

 

New films, for example by the film students of the Sámi University of Applied Sciences.

 

Seavdnjadasa ja čuovgga gaskka / Between Darkness and Light

Sápmi/Norway, 2019

Director/Screenwriter/Producer: Sara Beate Eira Persson

Producer: Sámi allaskuvla

Languages: North Sámi; subt. English

Elle hates the kids who bully her at school. At home she feels safe but one day darkness follows her home filling every corner of the house. 

Finnish premiere.

 

Nalde

Sápmi/Norway, 2019, 6 min. 

Director: Inga Elin Marakatt

Producer: Sámi allaskuvla

Languages: North Sámi; subt. English

A woman breaks free from suffocating life surroundings without knowing where the road will take her – and suddenly she is weighed down by some kind of invisible force. 

Finnish premiere.

 

Eadni, juoiggastivččet go?

Sápmi/Norway, 2019, 9 min.

Director: Máret-Inger Aslaksdatter Anti

Producer: Sámi allaskuvla

Languages: North Sámi; subt. English

A family tragedy has silenced the mother: she no longer yoiks. It is time to refind the melody.

 

dissociate (gáidat/máhccat)

Sápmi/Finland, 2019, 3 min. 

Director: Sunna Nousuniemi

Producer: Sámi allaskuvla

Languages: North Sámi; subt. English

dissociate is an experimental narrative about disconnection and survival. 

World premiere.

 

Bántafáŋga

Sápmi/Norway, 2019, 4 min.

Director: Ingá Márjá Sarre

Producer: Sámi allaskuvla

Languages: North Sámi; subt. English

When a big corporation threatens to taint the ancestral Sámi lands, three women decide to take action. 

Finnish premiere.

 

Mii

Sápmi/Norway, 2019

Director: Máret-Inger Aslaksdatter Anti

Languages: North Sámi; subt. English

 

Kielâmiäštáreh / The Language Masters 

Sápmi/Finland, 2019, 23 min.

Director: Anne Seipiharju

Languages: Inari Sámi; subt. English

A film on the language experts of Inari Sámi, a threatened language.