THURSDAY 23.1.2020 – 18:00 OPENING NORTHERN LIGHTS THEATRE – FREE ENTRY 

 

Katatjatuuk Kangirsumi / Throat Singing in Kangirsuk

Canada, 2019, 3 min.

Directors: Eva Kaukai (Inuk), Manon Chamberland (Inuk)

Screenwriter: Émilie Baillargeon

Languages: Inuktitut; subt. English

Eva and Manon do traditional throat singing in their small village Kangirsuk. Magic sounds carry across the four seasons of an Arctic region.

Nordic premiere.

 

Čuojanasat/Music!

Sápmi/Norway, 2019, 3 min.

Director/Screenwriter: Ann Holmgren

Languages: North Sámi

This surreal film on the names of instruments is a part of an 8-episode series meant for children.

World premiere. 

 

Inari

Finland, 2019, 5 min.

Director/Screenwriter: Ville-Riiko Fofonoff

Languages: – 

A film made using time-lapse technology on the village of Inari in 2017–18.

World premiere.

 

Bub

Aotearoa/New Zealand, 2019, 10 min.

Directors: Oriwa Hakaraia (Ngāti Kapu), Te Mahara Tamahana (Ngāti Hine)

Producers: Libby Hakaraia (Māori Ngāti Kapumanawawhiti), Ariah Kapa (Māori Ngāti Kuri)

Languages: English

Upon coming home, a small boy realises that his grandmother is gone and he has to make it on his own.

 

Čáhcerávga

Sápmi/Finland, 2019, 5 min.

Director: Suvi West

Screenwriters: Suvi West, Christopher L. Thomas, Miracle Workers Collective

Languages: North Sámi; subt. English

In a yoik video, a mother and a child discuss the mythical Čáhcerávga, a water sprite which coaxes children onto weak ice. The film reflects the evil and the injustice of the world, and it is part of the work The Killing of Čáhcerávga by the international collective Miracle Workers, which was presented at the Venice Biennale last year.