, Start Time: 11:00 Carinish Village Hall Isle of North Uist, HS6 5EJ

Event Type:
Children's Films
Drama Features
What's On
What's On - Uist & Barra


Dir. Meikeminne Clinckspoor, Sweden/Norway/Netherlands, 2017, 1hr 17mins, Norwegian/Sami with English Subtitles, HIFF Rating PG 


Twelve-year-old city boy Niilas has been living with his father for as long as he can remember and barely knows his Swedish mother. This summer, Niilas has to travel to Lapland – much against his will – where his mother and her new family live amongst the Sami, an indigenous reindeer-herding people. Despite a warm welcome, Niilas retreats inwards. The only one who can get through to him is his half-sister Sunnà. The reindeer migration is fully underway and Niilas has to lend a helping hand. When a reindeer goes missing, Niilas joins in the search, and an impressive moose keeps crossing his path at the most unexpected moments. Gradually he discovers his roots, which prove to be stronger than he ever could have imagined. Against all odds, Niilas experiences the most adventurous summer of his life. 



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Carinish Village Hall

Isle of North Uist HS6 5EJ

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Associated Events


17:30 Grinneabhat (Bragar & Arnol Community Centre) Bragar, HS2 9DA


11:00 Carinish Village Hall Isle of North Uist, HS6 5EJ


14:00 Bays of Harris Community Centre Bays of Harris, HS3 3EH


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