Birds in the Earth

About

Examining the deeper questions of the ownership of the Sami land through the ballet performances of two young dancers.

Screens with Shorts Program 5

YEAR 2018

CATEGORY Shorts Program Films

COUNTRY Finland

RUN TIME 11 min

COMPANY AV-arkki

WEBSITE http://www.av-arkki.fi

EMAIL programme@av-arkki.fi

PHONE +358 44 7442 060

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Artist Bio

Marja Helander

Marja Helander (b.1965) is a Finnish photographic and video artist. She graduated from the University of Art and Design in Helsinki in 1999. The focus of her work is on the postcolonial topics in the Sámi area, particularly the global mining industry. Her recent short film Birds in the Earth won the Risto Jarva Prize and the main prize at the 2018 Tampere Film Festival.