“ Journey to the Maggot Feeder" tries to solve the mystery of a bizarre Arctic fairy tale. Priit Tender, an Estonian animator, makes a film about an old Chukchi legend – The Maggot Feeder. The unconventional narrative finds misunderstanding in the western audiences and Priit takes off to a journey to Chukotka in the North Eastern corner of Siberia where deeper layers of the story and local culture start to unfold.
This anthropological road movie deals with the importance of storytelling in human life, inviting the viewers to undertake a journey into the depths of their inner world.
Directors: Liivo Niglas, Priit Tender
Writers: Liivo Niglas, Priit Tender
Producers: Kaie-Ene Rääk