The program includes a variety of contemporary and historical Sámi features, documentaries, and short films. The Sámi Film Festival will feature the selections of guest curator Liselotte Wajstedt. Wajstedt, a Sámi filmmaker from Sweden, is the director of THE SILENCE IN SAPMI (dir. Liselotte Wajstedt, Sweden, 2022) and SIRE AND THE LAST SUMMER (dir. Liselotte Wajstedt, Sweden, 2022), both of which screened at last year's Sámi Film Festival.
The Sámi Film Festival originated as a partnership between the National Nordic Museum and Pacific Sámi Searvi in 2018. Since that time, it has become an onsite event drawing audiences from the East and West Coasts and an online event sharing Sámi film with a global audience.
See below for the full in-person line-up.
Instructions for virtual pass holders:
- Virtual passes are available nationwide through February 11 via the Elevent platform.
- When the screening session has begun, access films directly via the film festival portal.
- Sign in using the Passholder Login with the email/password used to purchase the pass.
- Questions? Read an FAQ here.
Please note: Elevent purchases are being made via Scandinavia House. All questions on transactions should be directed there.