Professional screendance from Sápmi
The festival is created by the none profit organisation Aktavuohta based in Jokkmokk, Swedish side of Sápmi, in collaboration with Invisible People Contemporary Dance Company.
The aim of the festival is to gather screen dance makers from all over Sápmi in one event. To show the diversity in the sami culture and to create a network within the dance art in Sápmi. The festival will take place online and in Jokkmokk the 11-12th of december. The live and online event is for free at Ája in Jokkmokk and online.
Festival manager is Liv Aira, from Jokkmokk, professional dancer, choreographer, artistic director and more.
Supported by: Kulturrådet, Sametinget, Region Norrbotten and Jokkmokks Kommun.
In collaboration with: Stockholm Screendance festival, Danscentrum Norr, Riksteatern Norrbotten, Danskonsulenten Norrbotten, Jokkmokk Riksteaterförening, Jokkmokks Kommun, Jokkmokk Labut
10.30-12.00 Dance workshop with Elisabeth Heillman Blind
14.00-15.30 Film screening 1
16.00-17.30 Film screening 2
10.00-11.30 Dance workshop with Marit Schirin Carolasdotter
13.00-13.30 Mask dance - Performance and lecture by Elisabeth Heillmann Blind
13.30-14.00 Panel discussion between the filmmakers
14.00-15.30 Film screening 3
During the days you will get to see films created by Sami dance artists from Sápmi such as:
Giron Same Theater / Sebastian Björkman
Elle Sofe Sara