Arctic Film Series: 7 Sami Stories

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Arctic Film Series: 7 Sami Stories
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Bata Shoe Museum says
Our film series continues with a focus on the Arctic. Join us on the second Thursday of each month and experience the north through film. And don’t forget to visit Art & Innovation: Traditional Arctic Footwear from the Bata Shoe Museum Collection on the second level.
6 – 7 pm | Included with PayWhatYouCan donation | Limited seating
Two films from the compilation 7 SÁMI STORIES will be screened
IÐITSILBA (BURNING SUN) Májjen carries a very special hat that resembles a horn which all the women in her reindeer herder community wear. The hat is of great value to her, but the men representing the church think that the hat resembles the horn of the devil itself and must be extinguished. Directed by Elle Má rjá Eira, 2015 | 12 minutes
Á ILE JA Á HKKU (Á ILE AND GRANDMOTHER) Áile is a young girl with a special relationship to nature that only her grandmother understands. Áile is taught how to use plants as medicine. But one day she discovers a secret that turns her little world upside down. Directed by Silja Somby, 2015 | 12 minutes
Various languages with English subtitles
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By: Bata Shoe Museum