Tuesday, February 07, 2012

Finlandia's Nordic Film Series to feature Estonian documentary Feb. 9

HANCOCK -- The Finlandia University Finnish American Heritage Center will present the Estonian film The Singing Revolution at both 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 9, as part of the Nordic Film Series.

Released in 2008, The Singing Revolution is a documentary about the role of folk culture and music in preserving Estonian cultural identity during the Soviet occupation of Estonia from 1939 until the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991.

The film is in English and Estonian with English subtitles.

The Finnish American Heritage Center is at 435 Quincy St., Hancock. For more information, call 487-7505.

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