"Reindeers" is one of two films created for the Dance performance "SAMI" by swedish coreographer, Charlotta Öfverholm. The film was shot in one day in northern Sweden. It was filmmaker Liselotte Wajstedt's first visit to a reindeer garden.
The dialogue between people, nature and gods is based upon a sacred knowledge and mythology. In the modern world only a few cultures based on myth survive. This film takes us into the word of Old Peter, the last surviving Shaman of the Kazym River.… Uqalimakkanirit
No longer able to hunt their prey the way their ancestors did, the young Wemotaci have become night runners through the deserted village. And can they ever run! They run for fun or just to exhaust themselves—until the police go after them. A fresh and lively filmmaking feat.