In Chukotka will remove the film on the trail of the expedition of the Finnish ethnographer in 1917

© RIA Novosti / Olga Leechbot Providence. Archival photoIn Chukotka will remove the film on the trail of the expedition of the Finnish ethnographer in 1917© RIA Novosti / Olga Lipic

A film crew from Finland will create a film on the trail of the expedition to Chukotka, which 100 years ago was organized by a well-known researcher Sakari Palsi, according to the national Park «Beringia», where will be shooting.

In 1917, the famous Finnish ethnologist, archaeologist, traveler, writer Sakari Palsi one of the first shot on a film life of indigenous people and nature of Chukotka. In a documentary about his expedition «a Journey to the Arctic» were settlements of Cape Dezhnev Uelen, Plainview, post Novo-Mariinsk – present Anadyr, the Bering sea, the life of the Chukchi and Eskimos. The results of the travelling scientist has published several books. After the war, the film Palsy disappeared and was rediscovered only in 1976, after the death of the author. Part of the film lost, managed to recover 30 minutes of filming.

«Of Providence, we plan to go by ship to Lawrence, to at least part of the way to sea, like Sakari Palsi. Next we’ll travel North to Cape Dezhnev. Unfortunately, the settler Dineva and Naukan, which was shot in Sakari Palsi, no longer exists, but we will try to find the old-timers and people who remember the old towns. Of course, our film is about the modern life, we want to show our viewers a contemporary Chukotka», — said the Director Kira Eskelinen and operator of Joona Pettersson at the meeting with the residents of Providence.

The film is scheduled for January 2018. It will be passed to the archive of the national Park «Beringia» and the Museum of Providence.

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Unliterate in fotoracconti. Archival photoIn Chukotka will remove the film on the trail of the expedition of the Finnish ethnographer in 1917© RIA Novosti / Alexander Unliterate in fotoracconti. Archive photo

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