Yoik Fever | Joikefeber
Admission: €5 (reduced €3)
NO 2013 | D Ellen-Astri Lundby | 57 min. | English subtitles
Documentary with appearances by Mari Boine, Johan Sara Jr, Karen Anne Buljo
YOIK FEVER is the story of one young, enthusiastic, urban Sámi girl's captivating journey to find the near-silenced voices of her ancestors through the ancient indigenous art of yoik. Ylva, a young Sámi-Norwegian high school music major is yearning to connect to her heritage through the dwindling Sámi yoik tradition. Ylva makes personal connections to different yoik traditions and meets legends like Mari Boine and Johan Sara Jr. Filmed in an entertaining cabaret-style mash-up of film styles and genres, the film’s ending might leave you with a serious case of yoik fever!