Film Screenings: Sumé - the Sound of a Revolution
Sumé – the Sound of a Revolution by Inuk Silis Høegh.
A 2014 film about one of Greenland's most popular bands, Sume, whose songs kick-started the first big showdown with Danish colonial rule.
From 1973 to 1976 the rock band released three albums and changed the history of Greenland.
The group’s political songs were the first to be recorded in the Greenlandic language – a language that prior to Sumé didn’t have words for “revolution” or “oppression”.
After 250 years of Danish colonization Sumé set in motion a revival of Greenlandic culture and identity, and paved the way for a Greenlandic home rule government.
"Sume – The Sound of a Revolution" is the first Greenlandic film about the country's modern history and the first feature-length documentary produced in Greenland. 75 min.
Free with admission.