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Yuri Vella's World   [Other Title]

Die Welt des Yuri Vella   [Title Translation]
Year of origin: 2000-2001
Genre: Documentary Film
Locations of shooting: n/a

Production company: Filmiklubi MP DOC (Pöhja)
First released by: IWF (Göttingen)
Editing: Marju Juhkum
Distributor: IWF (Göttingen)
Author: Liivo Niglas

Keywords: Nenzen, Alkoholismus, Arbeitslosigkeit, Grundschule, Portrait, Rentierzucht, Umweltschutz, alcoholism, elementary school, environmentalism, Nenets, Portrait, reindeer herding, unemployment
Portrait of the poet, intellectual and reindeer breeder Yuri Vella, who is the moral community leader of the Forest Nenets, a semi-nomadic people in Western Siberia, an oil producing region. The film shows his family life, recording his thoughts as he explains his origins and the history of his people by walking his land and recounting stories. The film also is a testimony of his struggle in defense of the Nenets, whose community is endangered by environmental and cultural degradation, by alcohol and unemployment.

Version 1
Language: rus, est
Sound: n/a
Aspect: n/a
Duration: 58 min

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