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TWICE COLONIZED

Lin Alluna
DK CA GL 2023    92'
⚬ Human Interest ⚬ Society ⚬ Human Rights 

Synopsis

Renowned Inuit lawyer Aaju Peter has led a lifelong fight for the rights of her people. When her son suddenly dies, Aaju embarks on a journey to reclaim her language and culture after a lifetime of whitewashing and forced assimilation. But is it possible to change the world and mend your own wounds at the same time?

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“powerful and emotional” - Cineuropa

“TWICE COLONIZED begins with a childhood lost but expands into something much much more, where spectres of an individual’s past bleed into the collective horrors of the present.” - The Film Verdict

Credits

Director

Lin Alluna

Producers

Emile Hertling Péronard, Alethea Arnaquq-Baril, Stacey Aglok MacDonald, Bob Moore

Production Companies

Ánorâk Film, Red Marrow Media, EyeSteelFilm

Cinematography

Iris Ng, David Bauer, Glauco Bermudez, Lin Alluna

Writers

Aaju Peter, Lin Alluna

Editor

Mark Bukdahl

Music 

Olivier Alary, Johannes Malfatti, Celina Kalluk

Festivals

Sundance 2023

 

Film Details

Runtime 92'
Production Countries Denmark, Canada, Greenland

Biography

Lin Alluna expresses herself through international, character-driven documentaries. She graduated in 2017 as a documentary director from the National Film School of Denmark and was selected as one of the new Nordic Talents the same year. Her artistic focus revolves around intimacy and dissolving the limits of reality. In 2020, she was selected for the CIRCLE Women Doc Accelerator program.

 

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