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Title: Miessemánnu – A calf born in winter
Runtime: 7 min
Director: Jolanda Magga
Placement: Best Documentary Short
Competition: December, 2021
Synopsis: A calf born in winter is a poetic short documentary showing a raw and sensitive glimpse into the most important month of the year in the traditional livelihood of Sámi people – EU’s only indigenous people. The film follows how new life is born but also heartlessly taken away by nature, and how the reindeer and humans can exist in a symbiosis helping each other survive and evolve.