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January 14-20 2019

Program 2019

Shot on location in Guovdageaidnu (Kautokeino), Finnmark THANK YOU LORD takes us back to at time when “lihkahusat”, a state of Lestadian trance, occurred in Sápmi.

Part of FFN - DOC 1
Orginal title: 
GIITU GIITU
Director: 
Elle Sofe Sara
Run time: 
9 min
Year: 
2019
Country: 
Norway
Dialogue: 
Sami
Subtitles: 
English
Producer: 
Elle Sofe Sara
Age rating: 
15
Premiere status: 
World premiere
Director info: 

Elle Sofe Sara (b. 1984) is an independent filmmaker and choreographer from Guovdageaidnu, Sápmi. Her ambition is to reclaim status to traditions that have been hidden and forgotten. Her artistic signature is playful, powerful and innovative.