Sami Blood

Sweden, Denmark, Norway


2016 | 18 | 113 mins | Drama


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 realise her ambition, she has to become someone else and break all ties with her family and culture.




BZN International Film Festival 2018

  • Audience Award Narrative Feature


Fargo Film Festival 2018

  • Best Narrative Feature


Guldbagge Awards 2018

  • Audience Award (Guldbaggens publikpris)
  • Best Actress (Bästa kvinnliga huvudroll)
  • Best Screenplay (Bästa manuskript)
  • Best Editing (Bästa Klippning)


Göteborg Film Festival 2017

  • Dragon Award Best Nordic Film


Newport Beach Film Festival 2017

  • Audience Award Foreign Feature


Riviera International Film Festival 2017

  • Jury Prize Best Director


Santa Barbara International Film Festival 2017

  • Valhalla Award


Seattle International Film Festival 2017

  • Golden Space Needle Award Best Actress
  • Grand Jury Prize Best Feature Film


Thessaloniki Film Festival 2016

  • Human Values Award


Titanic International Film Festival 2017

  • Breaking Waves Award


Tokyo International Film Festival 2016

  • Best Actress Award
  • Special Jury Prize


Venice Film Festival 2016

  • Fedeora Award Best Director of a Debut Film (Venice Days)
  • Label Europa Cinemas


Vilnius International Film Festival 2017

  • Baltic Gaze Best Actress


Zlin Film Festival 2017

  • Europe Award Best European First Film – Special Recognition


Amanda Kernell


Maj-Doris Rimpi
Olle Sarri
Ánne Biret Somby


RM9 (normal seats) – available from 10th Oct onwards