3 short filmsKenya/Finland/Egypt | 2010-2013 | 11-30 min
FREE ENTRANCE! Language: different languages. English subtitles.
- Director: Several
- Screening times:
- Saturday 11 May at 11:30, ANDORRA
3 short films
Speaking of Home - the story of the Mount Elgon Ogiek
Kenya | 2013 | 11 min | Directed by Laura Meriläinen-Amaumo Language | English and Swahili with English subtitles
The Ogiek people live on the slopes of Mount Elgon. The documentary tells about their relationship to their home-land and the world. An indigenous people without a minority status in Kenya, the Ogiek have gone through evictions from their native land for decades. Time after another they have returned to their land to continue living close to the forest and nature. The documentary is the Ogiek’s story, in their own words, of their hopes before the 2013 Kenyan elections. It was filmed in Chepkitale, Mt. Elgon in 2012 during a mapping workshop. Through developing a map of their land, the Ogiek not only strengthen their cultural identity, but can show that the land said to belong to someone else, is rightfully theirs.
Helsinki by Somali Youth
Suomi | 2010 | 30min | Directed by Akram Farah, Hassan Omar, Jabril aka Dice, Mohamud Isse, Muhamed Ahmed | Language | Finnish with English subtitles
Five Somali youth from Helsinki filmed and photographed themselves, each other and life in Helsinki over a one-year period. The result is a fresh and personal documentary about the young people's lives, their transitional identities, and today's Finland.
The Secret Capital
Egypt | 2013 | 28 mins | Directed by Mukhtar Saad Shehata & Samuli Schielke | Language | Arabic with English subtitles
The film follows the struggles, hopes and frustrations of people who brought revolution to their village in northern Egypt between February 2011 and December 2012.