Sámi AssimiNation

Sápmi/Finland, 2022, 70 min. / Short movie series

Director: Suvi West

Language: North Sámi, Finnish, subt. English

World premiere.

The awarded documentary Eatnameamet – Our Silent Struggle by Suvi West dealt with the colonialism the Sámi have gone through. These eight spin-off short films created from the material for the documentary elaborate on the theme from different perspectives, for example on transgenerational trauma, the impact of artificial lakes and the Sámi system of siidas (Sámi villages). DIRECTOR SUVI WEST ATTENDS THE SHOW.

Movie trailer