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Finnish American Lives: Film Facts

1982, Film: 16mm
45 minutes, Color
Description: A 1982 portrait of traditional Finnish American culture in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, highlighting the fragile community of memory connecting one with parents and grandparents. A Michael Loukinen production from Up North Films.
Copyright: 1982, Northern Michigan University
Filmmaker(s): Michael Loukinen
Produced by: Juanita Anderson, Deborah Dickson, Anne Belle
Cinematography: Kathleen Laughlin, Tom Davenport, Miroslav Janek
Editing: Deborah Dickson, Miroslav Janek, Anne Belle
Sound: Will Peecher, Roger Schmitz, Harve Nye.
Acknowledgements: Photo Animation by Michael Fornwald

Consultants: Steven Blixt, Jon Saari, Lenonard Heldreth, Michael Karni, Melvin Holli, John Voelker, John Watanen, Kenrick Thompson, Tom Davenport, Yvonne Lockwood, Elaine Foster.

Funding: Michigan Council for the Humanities, Michigan Council for the Arts, Suomi Seura (Finland Society), Knights and Ladies of Kaleva, U.S. Department of Labor, Cleveland Cliffs Iron Company, Lutheran Brotherhood
Awards: Red Ribbon (2nd), American Film Festival,New York City, June 1983. CINE Golden Eagle

Distribution: Northern Michigan University, Up North Films
1401 Presque Isle Ave., Marquette, MI 49855
Distributor Email: Contact
Distributor Website: Northern Michigan University, Up North Films
Distributor Telephone: 906-227-2941

Archives & Stock Footage: Northern Michigan University, Up North Films
1401 Presque Isle Ave., Marquette, MI 49855
Archives & Stock Footage Email: Contact
Archives & Stock Footage Website: Northern Michigan University, Up North Films
Archives & Stock Footage Telephone: 906-227-2941


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