Pilluarneq Ersigiunnaarpara + Q&A
Gukki Nuka (53) is an artist returning to the hometown where he was sexually abused as a child. Kornelia (24) is working with her psychologist to break the grip of her anxiety caused by her childhood abuse. While following these two personal stories, Pilluarneq Ersigiunnaarpara examines the wider social context and implications of sexual abuse, seeking to understand the detrimental issue in the context of Greenland. Their strength is within their voice. Community, family, land and healing are part of their journey.
Director/Producer: Nivi Pedersen – Inuk/Greenlandic
Greenland/Denmark | 2019 | 70 min
Greenlandic/Danish w/ English Subtitles ǀ Documentary Feature
North American Premiere
Nivi Pedersen is a Greenlandic filmmaker working from Nuuk, the capital of Greenland. Wanting to portray different aspects of Greenland and the Greenlandic culture for both national and international audiences Nivi started Nivaara Films in 2017.
October 23rd – 3:00PM
Access Available: North America
Content Warning: Mature audience
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