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SÁPMI IV: AT THE ROOT OF SHAME  27.1.2018 16:00 SAJOS

 

Sámi Blood

Sápmi/Sweden, Norway, 2016, 110′

Director: Amanda Kernell

Languages: South Sámi, Swedish; subt. English

Elle Marja, a Sámi girl, is taken to a Swedish school together with her sister in the 1930s. But to attain a better life, she needs to become someone else and to turn her back to her native culture. The film examines the core of racism, describing in a heart-breaking way the assimilation of the Sámi into the main population in the early 1900s.

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