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Birds in the Earth (Eatnanvuloš lottit)

  • Uptown Cinemas 511 Queen Anne Avenue North Seattle, WA, 98109 United States (map)

In this short film, Sámi ballet dancers (Birit Haarla, Katja Haarla) perform the contradiction between nature and modern lifestyle.

Director Marja Helander is a Sámi artist from Finland. Helander's films include "Birds in the Earth," (2018) that recived the Risto Jarva Award at Tampere Film Festival and "Dolastallat," (2016) which won the Kent Monkman award at ImagineNATIVE Film Festival. 

This film is playing as a part of the SIFF series "Through Her Indigenous Eyes," which includes Seattle filmmaker Tracy Rector's film Geoduck.