Sámi Blood Screening + Panel Discussion
Where: Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America
58 Park Ave.
212-779-3587 Price: $12 ($7 ASF Members)
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Elle Marja, 14, is a reindeer-breeding Sámi girl. Exposed to the racism of the 1930’s and race biology examinations at her boarding school, she starts dreaming of another life. To achieve this other life she has to become someone else and break all ties with her family and culture.
The Swedish State Secretary of Culture Per Olsson Fridh and members of the Swedish Sameting will be present and participate in a panel discussion following the screening.