RERUN: 27.1.2018 14:00 SIIDA



Just a Different Love

Russia, 2017, 14′

Director: Cheinesh Baituškina (Telengit)

Producer: VGIK – State Film School, Moscow

Languages: Russian; subt. English

Russia is not an easy place for someone like Yuilia Dyakovan, a blind homosexual. Still, she dreams of love. A warm documentary by a Telengit artist who studies at the State Film School VGIK in Moscow.




Sápmi/Sweden, 2017, 6′

Director/Screenwriter: Liselotte Wajstedt

Languages: Swedish; subt. English

World premiere

Ruotnas várri / The Green Mountain

Sápmi/Sweden, 2017, 5′

Director: Liselotte Wajstedt

Screenwriter: Lars-Ánte Kuhmunen

Languages: North Sámi, subt. English

World premiere

The mining company LKAB in Kiruna has begun to mine for iron ore from the Mertainen Fell, which has been an important place for the reindeer-herding village of Gábna. Lars-Ánte Kuhmunen tells about the impact of mining on reindeer herding. After his reflection, he sings and yoiks his threatened home region.




Sápmi/Sweden, 2017, 19′

Director: Ann Holmgren

Languages: Swedish; subt. English

A young woman sets out to look for answers to what it means to be a human being. The dialogue of the humorous exploration is based on real-life discussions.



The Fire

Sápmi/Sweden, 2017, 10′

Director/Screenwriter: Liselotte Wajstedt

Languages: Swedish; subt. English

Finnish premiere

In summer 2016, a fire breaks out in a mine in Kiruna, leaving the miners trapped. Worried, the director follows the news and uses her phone in oder to find out how her companion manages in the depths of the mine. 



Tilbake for å takke / I Need to Return to Thank                                    

Sápmi/Norway, 2017, 32′

Director/Screenwriter: Sirkka Seljevold

Producer: Svanhild Andersen / Mearrasámi Diehtoguovddáš

Languages: Norwegian, Kven, Finnish; subt. English

World premiere

More than 20,000 people had to move to Southern Norway when the German invaders began to withdraw from the north in the winter of 1944–45, burning systematically all the buildings. Hundreds of families tried to escape to the fell area and the fjords.

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