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Reel to Real Cinema x Wild Goose Festival Presents: Sami Blood/Sameblod

October 6, 2023 @ 7:00 pm 10:00 pm

Sami Blood | 2016 | Amanda Kernell | Swedish | 12 A | 1 hr 48 mins

Join us for the next in our edition of Reel to Real Cinema, a pop-up cinema space hosted at the Stove Cafe where we will be sharing Sami Blood, a historical drama following a Sámi girl in 1930’s Sweden where she is exposed to the racism faced by her indigenous family.

About the Film

Elle Marja, 14, is a reindeer-herding 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.

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About Reel to Real Cinema 

Reel to Real Cinema is a monthly film space in the Stove Cafe, featuring an eclectic mixture of conversational films – from artist made shorts to feature length documentaries, locally made to international cinema. A space for discussion and thought-provoking films, you are welcome to join us after the film for a short conversation about the themes from this month’s selection.

More information about Reel to Real is available here.

The Stove Cafe will be open from 5:30pm – 7:00pm with a special pre-film dinner option alongside hot drinks and cakes. 


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