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Ribadit

Elle Sofe Sara | Short Documentary
Sámi| Norway | 2019 | 10 Min
World Premiere

Sunday, October 27, 2019 | 10:30am
Shorts Program: Metamorphosis
TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 2

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 | 10:15am
Shorts Program: Metamorphosis
TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 3


Through the eyes of two elders, an ancient courting tradition known as ribadit (pulling in the belt) is reorchestrated with Sámi youth to look at the overlap of dance and romance in Sápmi’s past.

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Elle Sofe Sara (Sámi), based in Guovdageaidnu, is a choreographer and director who works at the interlaces of video art, filmmaking and dance. In her works, she regularly sheds light on the social, political and cultural peculiarities and challenges of the Sámi People.