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Nordic Film Series to feature film :
APRIL 13th, 2pm & 6pm

HANCOCK — The final film for this series of Nordic Films will be shown in the U of Finlandia’s Finnish American Heritage Center (across from Studio Pizza) – this Thursday, April 13 at 2pm & 6pm.

“Harma,” the story of a young Finnish man who is the leader of a gang of troublemakers.  When he discovers that his father is veering from tradition and leaving his entire estate to a younger brother, a battle ensues.  The film is rated PG-13, unsuitable for children.

The Nordic Film Series
is part of the Finnish American Heritage Center’s
community enrichment programming.

Films are open to the public; donations are appreciated.
For more information about this month’s feature, call (906) 487-7347.
or visit



If you haven’t been attending the Green Film series once a month in the forestry building, you’re really missing something.  The atmosphere is warm & friendly and so are the “regulars” who attend.  The movies are eye-openers, and the short discussion after each is worth partaking in.

By Joan Chadde

Time: 7:00-8:30 pm
Cost:  FREE, $3 suggested donation
Location: G002 Hesterberg Hall

njoy coffee, facilitated discussion,
and refreshments provided by Keweenaw Land Trust

Monday, April 17: (2016) The Messenger

Based upon the award‐winning book, Silence of the Songbirds, by Stutchbury, The Messenger is an investigation into the causes of songbird mass depletion, and the people who are working to turn the tide. The film takes viewers on a visually stunning, emotional journey revealing how issues facing birds also pose daunting implications for our planet.

Discussion Facilitator:  David Flaspohler, Professor, School of Forest Resources & Environmental Science
Cosponsored by Lake Superior Stewardship Initiative, Michigan Tech Great Lakes Research Center, Keweenaw Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, and Keweenaw Land Trust.

May 11: Inhabit (2015)

Explores the many environmental issues facing us today and examines solutions that are being applied using the ecological design process called ‘Permaculture’. Permaculture is a design lens that uses the principles found in ecosystems to help shift our impact from destructive to regenerative. Focused mostly on the Northeastern and Midwestern regions of the United States, Inhabit provides an intimate look at permaculture peoples and practices ranging from rural, suburban, and urban landscapes. (93 min.)