by Amanda Kernell (Sameblod, Sweden, 2017, 1h50)
starring Lene Cecilia Sparrok, Mia Erika Sparrok, Maj Doris Rimpi, Julius Fleischanderi
In the 1930s, 14-year-old Elle Marja is sent with her little sister, Njenna, to a boarding school for young people of Sami origin to learn Swedish culture and language. While Njenna finds it hard to fit in, Elle is top of the class. Her dream is to live in town, in Uppsala, and to become a teacher. But she will have to overcome the racism and ostracism suffered by her people.