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Geir Tore Holm: The Right To The Land And The Water

Part of London Literature Festival

Watch a film centred on our relationship with the natural world, as Geir Tore Holm delves into ownership of land and water in Finnmark, Norway.

The protagonist narrates the thoughts and observations of public activists, artists, lawyers, politicians, historians and land users affected by the Finnmark Act. This legislation came as a result of the long fight for Sami rights to land and culture allowing the Nordic countries’ indigenous people a home in the northeastern part of Norway.

Holm fuses different voices into a shared story, exploring how the local knowledge of Finnmark land stands at odds with the public regulation of the use of land and water. The Right to the Land and the Water articulates the complexities of indigenousness, ownership and justice.

Geir Tore Holm lives and works in Skiptvet, Norway.

Part of Nordic Matters

Dates & times

18 Oct 2017 - 29 Oct 2017
Approximate run time: 780 mins
Run times may vary, find out more
  • October 2017

    • Wed 18 October 2017
      • 10:00 am
    • Thu 19 October 2017
      • 10:00 am
    • Fri 20 October 2017
      • 10:00 am
    • Sat 21 October 2017
      • 10:00 am
    • Sun 22 October 2017
      • 10:00 am
    • Mon 23 October 2017
      • 10:00 am
    • Tue 24 October 2017
      • 10:00 am
    • Wed 25 October 2017
      • 10:00 am
    • Thu 26 October 2017
      • 10:00 am
    • Fri 27 October 2017
      • 10:00 am
    • Sat 28 October 2017
      • 10:00 am
    • Sun 29 October 2017
      • 10:00 am

where

Royal Festival Hall
Blue side foyers, Level 3, Royal Festival Hall

Pricing

Free