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Press Release: Hemma 2013-09-03 Busan

World Premiere for HEMMA (HOME) in Busan, South Korea

Maximilian Hult’s first feature film HEMMA (HOME) has been Officially selected for Competition in the Flash Forward section at the 18th BUSAN International Film Festival (BIFF), which takes place on October 3rd through 12th, 2013. Flash Forward is a section for new narrative features from non-Asian filmmakers reflecting audacious creativities with clear senses of cinema as an art form.

The film is produced by LittleBig Productions in co-operation with Movieboosters, Filmmakers Stockholm and Spellbound Productions, Iceland with support from The Icelandic Film Centre and The Ministry of Industries and Innovations.

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Kiruna – Rymdvägen at Skábmagovat, Inari, Finland

Kiruna – Rymdvägen (Kiruna – Space Road) will be shown at the Film Festival Skábmagovatin northern Finland. The Festival takes place during the 31at of Januari and 4th Februari.

“Skábmagovat – Indigenous Peoples’ Film and TV Production Festival will celebrate its 15th anniversary in Inari, Finland, at the end of the polar night.

Along with Sámi films, the festival will present films made by other indigenous peoples. The pride of the Skábmagovat Festival, the Northern Lights Theater, will again be built from snow for the festival. In addition to the snow theatre, shows will take place in the Sámi Cultural Center Sajos and in the Sámi Museum and Nature Center Siida.”

Kiruna – Rymdvägen, Swedish premiere in Gothenburg

Kiruna – Rymdvägen’s first Swedish screenings are in the section Swedish Images at the Gothenburg International FIlm Festval. Screening days and times: Sunday: 27/1 12.30 in Haga 1, Thuesday: 29/1 19.30 in Biopalatset 1, Friday: 1/2 17.30 in Biopalatset 1  – see the programme by clicking here.

Sámi in Taiwan

Sámi Nieida Jojk has been chosen to take part in the Music, Trees & Art Festival (大大樹音 樂圖像) in Taiwan, Sept/Oct 2007.

Riddu Riddu Festival, Norway

Sámi Nieida Jojk took was in Competition in Ridu Riddu Festival in Norway, June 2007 and received a shared Audience Prize.

About Riddu Riddu:

Riddu Riđđu is an annual Sami music and culture festival held in Olmmáivággi (Manndalen) in the Gáivuotna (Kåfjord) municipality in Norway. The goal of the festival is to bring forward both Sami culture and that of other indigenous peoples. Translated to English, the name of the festival is “small storm at the coast”. The festival has permanent support from the Ministry of Culture and Church Affairs, the Sami parliament, Troms county and Kåfjord municipality.