Tikeq, Qiterleq, Mikileraq, Eqeqqoq
(Fore Finger, Middle Finger, Ring Finger, little finger)
ujarneq Fleische | Greenland | 2008 | 93 mins | Dramatic Feature
Friday 21 October 2016 | 2:00 PM
TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 6
North American Premiere
This is the no-budget film of legend. Heralded as the very first dramatic feature film from Greenland – made, literally, for a few dollars – this rowdy, grassroots comedy takes us on a crazy romp through western Greenland. Starring Ujarneq Fleischer (who also directed), Tikeq, Qiterleq, Mikileraq, Eqeqqoq follows four childhood friends as they try to find meaning in life. Throw in true love, mythical secrets, and a big dose of misadventure, the boys’ journey leads to a place of where none had thought they would ever arrive.
Ujarneq Fleischer (Inuk) was born and raised in Sisimiut in western Greenland. He is an actor, director and artist who finished art school in Nuuk in 2004. Since then he has worked with paintings and films. In 2008, he made his first film Tikeq, Qiterleq, Mikileraq, Eqeqqoq, followed by Akiniaaneq Killeqaleraangat. His latest film, Ikuala Zeeb, was completed this year. Today, Ujarneq works as an actor for The National Theatre of Greenland.