March 11 @ 13:30
Hong Kong, Wan Chai, 127 Queen's Rd E
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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.
Amanda Kernell was born in northern Sweden 1986, with a swedish mother and a Sami father. Nowadays she lives in Copenhagen where she graduated from The National Film School of Denmark in 2013. She has directed several acclaimed shorts including, Northern Great Mountain upon which her feature film Sami Blood was based.
Swedish with English and Chinese subtitles