13 Moons - native spirit film festival screening
August 24, 2010 19:00Tagged as: culture environmentalism social_struggles solidarity
Room KLT, SOAS University,
School of Oriental and Asian Studies,
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H
7pm. This Is Me.
4 mins, USA, 2008, Dir. David Sam, (Ojibwe)
A personal story chronicling the filmmakers' experience with bullying.
Sami Nieda Jojk
58 mins, Sami people, Sweden, 2007, Dir. Liselotte Waistedt
Director Liselotte's skillfully animated documentary is a road movie into Samiland. She is determined to take her place among the people she belongs to. In spite of being Sami herself, she has stood outside the Sami community, bereft of the language and culture.
8.15pm. The Tanguska Project.
82 mins, Cree and Evenki, 2005, Canada, Dir. Gisele Gordon
A century ago, a massive explosion devastated over 2000 sq. km. of forest where the indigenous Evenki reindeer herders of central Siberia live. Internationally renowned Cree playwright Floyd Favel is seized by the need to understand what it meant.
6 pounds or 3 pounds students and unemployed.
All funds raised go to fund educational projects for indigenous communities.