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Screening: The New Land

Come join us as we showcase The New Land (Nybyggarna, 1972) on November 18. Adapted from The Emigrants book series by Vilhelm Moberg, follow the life of the Nilsson family in mid-1800’s Sweden. We see their struggle as a farming family in Sweden, their eventual move to Minnesota in the United States, and the hardship of making a new place a home. The films are regarded as cinematic masterpieces that more accurately reflect the struggles of immigration. The film received the Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film and were nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the Academy Awards. Thia films is co-presented with our very own Scandinavian Library as a part of their Northern Lights Nordic Film Series. Watch the trailer here.
Saturday, November 18th | 1pm | Admission $8, $5 for SCC Members

The film is in Swedish with English subtitles.  The New Land is 202 minutes. An intermission will be provided halfway through each film. Light refreshments will be provided with lunch for purchase from our Kaffestugan.