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Documentary "Tracks" and discussion with Arctic researchers

Time Saturday 3 December, 2022 at 12:00 - 13:00
Place Folkets Bio, Väven, Umeå

As part of the Umeå European Film Festival, The Arctic Centre at Umeå university is organizing a special screening of the short documentary "Tracks", directed by Kajsa Määttä och Viktor Björnström.

Kajsa and Viktor are two snowboarders from Kiruna who love the long, Arctic winter. But in the last two decades something alarming has happened. They meet the scientist Keith who helps them understand the local impact of climate change, and what the future holds for the winter they have taken for granted.

This screening of the film "Tracks" is accompanied by a presentation and stage discussion with some of Umeå University's Arctic researchers who have contributed to this documentary.

The event is carried out as part of the 10th Anniversity celebrations for the Arctic Center at Umeå University. Don't miss this opportunity to hear the discussions between the Arctic researchers and the filmmakers.

Featured speakers

Keith Larson is an evolutionary ecologist and project coordinator at the Climate Impacts Research Center (CIRC) in Abisko. He is also director of the Arctic Center at Umeå University.

Linda Lundmark is lecturer and docent in cultural geography with a focus on regional economic issues and tourism in the Arctic.

Cenk Demiroglu is a lecturer in cultural geography with climate research and ski tourism as the main focus.

Kajsa Määttä is a film director and producer at Nordsidan production.

Viktor Björnström is a film director and producer at Nordsidan production.

Event type: Guided tours
Staff photo Keith Larson
Keith Larson
Other position, project coordinator
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Staff photo Linda Lundmark
Linda Lundmark
Other position, associate professor
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Staff photo Cenk Demiroglu
Cenk Demiroglu
Associate professor
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Lena Maria Nilsson
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Keith Larson
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