• Drama / 110 min / Sweden / 2016
Synopsis

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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Sami Blood at festivals

2017:
FestivaldeFilmsdeFemmes
Stockfish Film Festival
Berlin International Film Festival (NATIVe)
Gothenburg International Film Festival
Bengaluru International Film Festival
Santa Barbara International Film Festival
Tråante
International Film Festival Rotterdam (Limelight)
Sundance Film Festival (Spotlight)

2016:
Venice Days (World Premiere)
Toronto International Film Festival
Tokyo International Film Festival
Hamburg Film Fest
Thessaloniki International Film Festival
Dubai International Film Festival
Sao Paulo Film Festival

AWARDS:
2017:
Zlin Film Festival - International Film Festival for Children and Youth (International Expert Jury for European First Films: Special Recoginition)
The 24th Titanic International Film Festival (awarded best film In Competition)
FestivaldeFilmsdeFemmes (the audience award for Best Full-length feature film)
Göteborg International Film Festival (Dragon Award for Best Nordic Film & Sven Nykvist Cinematography Award (Sophia Olsson))

2016:
Thessaloniki International Film Festival (Human Values Award)
Venice Days (Europa Cinemas Label as Best European Film, Fedeora Award for Best Debut Director)
Tokyo International Film Festival (Awards: Special Jury Prize and Lene Cecilia Sparrok wins Best Actress)
Sao Paulo International Film Festival (Special Mention to Lead Actress Lene Cecilia Spark)
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