Elle Sofe Sara, based in Guovdageaidnu, is a choreographer and director who works at the interlaces of video art, filmmaking, theatre and dance. In her works she regularly sheds light on the social, political and cultural peculiarities and challenges of the Sámi People. She holds a Master’s degree in Choreography at the Oslo Academy of the Arts and studied Dance at the Laban School in London.
Elle Sofe is one of the founders of Dáiddadállu/ Sámi artist collective.
Vástádus eana- The answer is land
Beatnaga ii galgga gulgii geahččat/ Don´t judge the dog by it´s fur
Giitu giitu/ Thank you Lord
Ribadit/ Pulling in the belt
Sámi Bojá/ Sámi boy
Juoigangiehta/ The yoiking hand
Biegga savkala/ The wind whisphers
Festival profile- Arctic Arts Festival 2020- 2021
Keynote speaker- Future of dance education: possibilities & challanges.
Norwegian university of Science and Technology 2020
Moon jury price- For Ribadit shortfilm- Imagine Native film festival 2019
Filmmaker talent– Talent Norway and MERFILM- 2020- 2023