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Special Film Screenings of "Under the Red Star" Thursday, March 22

Under the Red Star FilmHANCOCK, MI - The Finlandia University Finnish American Heritage Center will present two screenings of the 2011 Canadian film, "Under the Red Star" on Thursday, March 22, at 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.

Written and directed by Kelly Saxberg, the film integrates archival footage, photos, and fictionalized scenes to bring to life the early years of Finnish immigration to Canada.

Saxberg will be in attendance at the screenings to discuss the film and answer questions.

The 79-minute film is in English and Finnish, with English subtitles. To learn more about the film, visit www.shebafilms.com.

Saxberg also directed the 2004 documentary film, "Letters from Karelia."

The Finnish American Heritage Center is at 435 Quincy Street, Hancock.

For information, call 487-7505.