Full Title = Aatsinki: The Story of Arctic Cowboys

CullingSet in northern Finland, Aatsinki: The Story of Arctic Cowboys is one of those docs (like Sweetgrass) that places cameras & then pretends the footage captured & edited by the filmmakers “speaks for itself.”

But even tho filmmaker Jessica Oreck presents many striking images (some of great beauty), most of the hows & whys of the narrative remain a mystery. (JLH: 3/5)

WARNING: Film contains graphic images of butchered reindeer.

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For more details, visit the Aatsinki website.


Top Photo: Culling the herd in the autumn –> some reindeer are tagged & released, while others are butchered for meat.

Bottom Photo: Taking tourists thru a “Winter Wonderland” right before Christmas.

Photo Credits:  Jessica Oreck

Q: Does Aatsinki: The Story of Arctic Cowboys pass the Bechdel Test? No.

Tags: Aatsinki, Jessica Oreck

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