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.
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.
Finland, 2019, 5 min.
Director/Screenwriter: Ville-Riiko Fofonoff
A film made using time-lapse technology on the village of Inari in 2017–18.
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)
Upon coming home, a small boy realises that his grandmother is gone and he has to make it on his own.
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.