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"The Singing Revolution" Is February 9 Nordic Film

Singing Revolution FilmHANCOCK, MI - The Finlandia University Finnish American Heritage Center will present the Estonian film "The Singing Revolution" on Thursday, February 9, at both 2:00 pm. and 6:00 p.m.

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. It is part of the spring 2012 Nordic Film Series. Both showings are free and open to the public.

The Finnish American Heritage Center is located on the campus of Finlandia University at 435 Quincy St., Hancock.

For additional information, contact Hilary Virtanen, programming coordinator for the Finnish American Heritage Center, at 906-487-7505.