About this video
sisimiut - a short movie by Aka Maria Koch Hansen is a portrait of 2 young people from Sisimiut. Uiloq is a young lady who studies at the Technical School, Sanilin. She spends most of here time with school - homework, here boyfriend and leisure activities such as snowboarding. Aqqalunnguaq is a young man who dreams about becoming a bicycle repairer. Bicycling means a whole lot to Aqqalunnguaq. He spends most of his time bicycling or if the weather is bad at the Youth Club Nutaraq. In this short movie we encounter Uiloq and Aqqalunnguaq talking about their present and future in and out Sisimiut. In between their monologues both participants are portrayed during selected activities in the town. sisimiut - the movie - is produced as part of a PhD research project "Youth and the City– investigating urban youth culture in Sisimiut, Greenland: visions, skills and creativity" by Jakub Christensen Medonos, suported by Danish Research Council and part of "Urban Greenland - movements, narratives and creativity (2006-2009)."
Filmmaker: Aka Maria Koch Hansen
[agá] productions - contact Aka Maria Koch Hansen aka_yahoo.dk
Producer's Name: [agá] productions
Year of Production: 2006
Jakub Christensen Medonos - University of Copenhagen - jakub [at] hum [dot] ku [dot] dk
Region: NWLESS INFO