• Drama / 110 min / Sweden / 2016

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.


Sami Blood at festivals

EU Human Rights Film Days, Turkey
Peoples' Festival Présence Autochtone, Canada
Scandinavian Film Week, México
Forteca International Film Festival, Montenegro
Women's International Film Festival, Pakistan

Kindred People Film Festival, Estonia
Rec Festival, Spain
Nordic Film Festival in Tel Aviv, Israel
MICAR Festival, Portugal
The Young and Film, Poland
Taipei Film Festival, Taiwan
Ecofalante Environmental Film Festival, Brazil
China Womens Film Festival, Hong Kong

Cinergia Film Festival, Poland
Beyond Frozen Point Film Festival, China
Leeds International Film Festival, UK
Osnabrük Film Festival, Germany
Seattle International Film Festival, US
Istanbul Film Festival, Turkey
Wisconsin Film Festival, US
Zlin Film Festival, Czech Rep.
Titanic International Film Festival, Hungary
Site du Festival de Films de Femmes de Créteil, France
Stockfish Film Festival, Iceland
Bengaluru International Film Festival, India
Gothenburg International Film Festival, Sweden
Berlin International Film Festival, Germany
International Film Festival Rotterdam, Netherlands
Santa Barbara International Film Festival, US
Sundance Film Festival, US

Dubai International Film Festival, United Emirates
Thessaloniki International Film Festival, Greece
Tokyo International Film Festival, Japan
Hamburg Film Festival, Germany
Sao Paulo International Film Festival, Brazil
Toronto International Film Festival, Canada
Venice Days, Italy

LUX Prize, EU
Best Actress (Lene Cecilia Sparrok) - Seattle IFF
International Expert Jury for European First Films: Special Recognition - Zlin Film Festival
Best film In Competition - The 24th Titanic IFF
Audience Award for Best Full-length Feature Film - Festival de Films de Femmes
Dragon Award for Best Nordic Film & Sven Nykvist Cinematography Award (Sophia Olsson) - Gothenburg International Film Festival
Human Values Award - Thessaloniki International Film Festival
Special Jury Prize + Best Actress (Lene Cecilia Sparrok) - Tokyo International Film Festival
Special Mention (Lene Cecilia Spark) - Sao Paulo International Film Festival
Europa Cinemas Label as Best European Film + Fedeora Award for Best Debut Director - Venice Days
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