Save the date! Screening of Eatnameamet – Our Silent Struggle by Suvi West, September 28

Aug 30, 2023 | 2023, News

Ida-Maria Helander, former President of the Finnish Sámi Youth. The film follows her journey into United Nation’s Indigenous Issues event held in New York. Photo by Anssi Kömi.

The Finnish Cultural Institute for the Benelux, The Embassy of Finland the, The Finnish Presidency of the Barents Euro-Arctic Council 2021-2023, and Sámediggi – the Sámi Parliament invite you to the screening of Eatnameamet – Our Silent Struggle by Suvi West. The documentary examines Finnish politics regarding the Sámi peoples and their land rights, as well as themes of representation, visibility, and inclusion. The film will be introduced to the audience by representatives of the Sámi community. After the screening, guests are welcome to attend a drinks reception at the cinema.

The event is free of charge, and registration will open two weeks prior to the event.



Suomen Benelux-instituutti, Suomen suurlähetystö Brysselissä, Suomen Barentsin euroarktisen neuvoston puheenjohtajuus 2021–2023 ja Sámediggi – Saamelaiskäräjät kutsuvat sinut Suvi Westin Eatnameamet – Hiljainen taistelumme -dokumenttielokuvan näytökseen. Elokuva käsittelee Suomen saamelaispolitiikkaa, maanomistusoikeuksia sekä representaation, näkyvyyden ja osallisuuden teemoja. Tapahtuman aluksi saamelaisyhteisön edustajat esittelevät elokuvan yleisölle. Elokuvan jälkeen osallistujat ovat tervetulleita vastaanotolle, jossa maistelemme yhdessä belgialaisia oluita.

Tapahtuma on maksuton, ja ilmoittautuminen alkaa kaksi viikkoa ennen tapahtumaa.


Thursday, 28 September 2023, 19:00–21:00 CET
Cinema Galeries, Galerie de la Reine 26, 1000 Brussels



The space is not wheelchair accessible.

The film will have subtitles in Finnish and in English.

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