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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (109 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Synergetic Distribution, 2016.

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Title from title frames.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by Synergetic Distribution in 2016.
Summary, etc.:
This acclaimed film follows 14-year-old Sami girl Elle Marja ("Powerful newcomer Lene Cecilia Sparrok." - New York Times), who, along with her sister, is torn from her indigenous reindeer-herding family and placed in a government-run boarding school in 1930s Sweden. There Elle dreams of education and a future, but these dreams are hindered when she is met with racial expectations that class her people as inferior. What follows is a girl's attempt to escape one world of prejudice and another of old traditions, only to realize the true cost of freedom.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Children, Sami > Drama.
Culture > Drama.
Boarding schools > Drama.
Minorities > Sweden > Drama.
Boarding schools.
Children, Sami.
Culture.
Minorities.
Sweden.
Genre: Feature films.

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