Section: Focus nordic
Title: Ellos eatnu - La elva leve
Director: Ole Giaever
Cast: Ella Marie Hætta Isaksen, Ivar Beddari, Gard Emil, Maria Bock, Eirik Hallert
Duration: 2h 3
In the late 1970s, the Norwegian government decides to displace the Alta River. The Sámi people, the indigenous people of the northern part of the Scandinavian Peninsula, fight the decision. Ester, a young girl originally ashamed of her roots, has to embrace her heritage to help fight for the rights of her people.