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Sumé: The Sound of a Revolution (Mumisitsinerup Nipaa)

This screening took place on
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 12:00pm
Yukon Arts Centre

From 1973 to 1976 the Greenlandic rock band Sumé released three albums and changed the history of Greenland. The group’s political songs were the first to be recorded in the Greenlandic language – a language that prior to Sumé didn’t have words for “revolution” or “oppression”. After 250 years of Danish colonization Sumé set in motion a revival of Greenlandic culture and identity, and paved the way for a Greenlandic home rule government.

In Kalaallisut and Danish with English subtitles.

Winner, AWARD FOR AN EMERGING FILMMAKER at 2014 ImagineNative Film and Media Arts Festival

  • Directed by Inuk Silis Hoegh
  • 2014, Gre/Dmk
  • 72 minutes
  • Film Subtitled
Sumé: The Sound of a Revolution (Mumisitsinerup Nipaa)

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