Morit Elena Morit (Wake Up, Elena, Wake Up)

screens: 
Sunday, April 8, 2018 - 13:45
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 10:00
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 11:45
location: 
The Roundhouse
131 Roundhouse Mews
tickets: 
$10 adult; $7 child, youth, senior; $5 each for groups of 10 or more
Director: 
Inga-Wiktoria Påve, Anders Sunna
length: 
4min
year: 
2017
country: 
Sweden

In Sámi with English subtitles.

This atmospheric tale follows a young girl and her reindeer as they try to escape the menacing darkness of colonial oppression in Sápmi. Guided by a spirit, she is reminded to listen to her inner voice and trust her instincts. Both directors draw inspiration from their family traditions.  d Inga-Wiktoria Påve is from a Sámi reindeer herding family in a small village called Lannavaara in Sweden, and Anders Sunna was raised in a reindeer herding family in Kieksiäisvaara.

Themes:  colonialism, protecting cultural traditions, coming to conscience

 

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