Sami Blood

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Showings

St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Fri, Jun 9, 2017 4:20 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Fri, Jun 9, 2017 7:20 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Fri, Jun 9, 2017 9:45 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Sat, Jun 10, 2017 4:20 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Sat, Jun 10, 2017 7:20 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Sat, Jun 10, 2017 9:45 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Sun, Jun 11, 2017 4:20 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Sun, Jun 11, 2017 7:20 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Sun, Jun 11, 2017 9:45 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Mon, Jun 12, 2017 4:20 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Mon, Jun 12, 2017 10:00 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Tue, Jun 13, 2017 4:20 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Tue, Jun 13, 2017 7:20 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Tue, Jun 13, 2017 9:45 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Wed, Jun 14, 2017 4:20 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Wed, Jun 14, 2017 7:20 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Wed, Jun 14, 2017 9:45 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Thu, Jun 15, 2017 4:20 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Thu, Jun 15, 2017 7:20 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Thu, Jun 15, 2017 9:45 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Fri, Jun 16, 2017 1:20 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Fri, Jun 16, 2017 4:20 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Fri, Jun 16, 2017 7:20 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Fri, Jun 16, 2017 9:45 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Sat, Jun 17, 2017 1:20 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Sat, Jun 17, 2017 4:20 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Sat, Jun 17, 2017 7:20 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Sat, Jun 17, 2017 9:45 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Sun, Jun 18, 2017 1:20 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Sun, Jun 18, 2017 4:20 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Sun, Jun 18, 2017 7:20 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Sun, Jun 18, 2017 9:45 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Mon, Jun 19, 2017 1:20 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Mon, Jun 19, 2017 4:20 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Tue, Jun 20, 2017 1:20 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Tue, Jun 20, 2017 4:20 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Tue, Jun 20, 2017 7:20 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Tue, Jun 20, 2017 9:45 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Wed, Jun 21, 2017 4:45 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Wed, Jun 21, 2017 7:20 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Wed, Jun 21, 2017 9:45 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Thu, Jun 22, 2017 1:20 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Thu, Jun 22, 2017 4:20 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Thu, Jun 22, 2017 7:20 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 3 Thu, Jun 22, 2017 9:45 PM
Ticket Prices
General Public:$8.50
Members:$5.00
Student w/ID (Box Office Only):$6.00
Film Info
Original Title:Sameblod
Program:New Releases
Tags:Women Directors
Historical Drama
Coming-of-Age
Drama
Culture & Society
Release Year:2016
Runtime:110 min
Awards:Best Director of Debut Film – Venice Film Festival
Label Europa Cinemas Award – Venice Film Festival
Special Jury Prize & Best Actress: Lene Cecilia Sparrok - Tokyo International Film Festival
Valhalla Award for Best Nordic Film - Santa Barbara International Film Festival
Country/Region:Sweden
Norway
Denmark
Language:South Sámi
Swedish
Website:Official Website
Print Source:Synergetic Distribution
Trailer:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hWkNwWKcg2s
Cast/Crew
Director:Amanda Kernell
Producer:Lars G Lindström
Cinematographer:Sophia Olsson
Screenwriter:Amanda Kernell
Editor:Anders Skov
Composer:Kristian Eidnes Andersen
Principal Cast:Lene Cecilia Sparrok
Mia Erika Sparrok
Maj Doris Rimpi
Julius Flesichandrl
Hanna Ahlström
Malin Crépin
Andreas Kundler
Ylva Gustafsson
Filmography:Debut Feature

Description

2017 MSPIFF Official Selection

A teenage girl from a traditional Sámi family yearns to be accepted by the Swedish society of the 1930s, a society full of prejudice and discrimination against her people. This striking coming-of-age drama, set against the backdrop of racism against Sámi people, traces the decision of Elle-Marja, a reindeer-herding girl from the north of Sweden, to sever ties with her Lapland heritage and abandon her family and indigenous culture to pass as Swedish.

Through Elle-Marja’s story, director Kernell reveals the systemic tragedy and harrowing history of a Nordic First People segregated and discriminated against, their children removed to special schools designed to eradicate their language and customs. Intellectually curious and ambitious Elle-Marja feels the pull of the wider world and she walks away from her isolated prison of a school. This shrewd commentary on institutionalized abuse and its consequences is also the first bona-fide feature shot by a Sámi director.


Director’s Biography

Amanda Kernell: Amanda Kernell was born in 1986 in Umeå. Her roots are in two cultures, due to her Swedish mother and Sámi father. Kernell graduated in film directing from The National Film School of Denmark. Her short films include My Summer Holiday Sister, Sharing All and I Will Always Love You Conny. Sámi Blood marks her first feature.


Press

"Sámi-Swedish writer/director Amanda Kernell has created a compelling drama about Scandinavian racism, history, betrayal and endurance." - Star Tribune


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