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Special Event

The Resetting Ceremony

When
Place
ok16 (Kastryčnickaja 16)
What
Film Screening

Sasha Huber
2015, New Zealand, 5' min

Subtitles language: Belarusian

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In her five minute film Sasha Huber records a Maori ceremony of purification of a New Zealand glacier from its colonial past. The names of summits, volcanoes and glaciers of Australia and Oceania, given by Europeans in 19th century, are an inseparable part of the Old World culture. The ceremony we’re about to watch is a symbolic demolition of the myth of the white man’s supremacy.