Kaisa's Enchanted Forest (Katja Gauriloff | Finland | 2016 | 12)
Katja Gauriloff | Finland | 2016 | 12
An enchanting documentary about the life-long friendship between Swiss author Robert Crottet and spritely community matriarch Kaisa Gauriloff in Northern Scandinavia, celebrating the rich oral traditions of the Skolt Sami community in Finland. Directed by her great-granddaughter, Kaisa’s magical storytelling counterpoints the historical account of the Skolt Sami community fortunes in 20th century Europe.
This screening was introduced with Finnish folk music from Mike Ferrie.