Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Film Afternoons: Sunday May 2 at 2PM

Canadian Friends of Finland

Sunday Afternoon Films


Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 2 pm


Czarist General – Marshal of Finland

Originally made for Swedish TV in 2007, this comprehensive documentary traces Mannerheim’s childhood, military training in Hamina and St. Petersburg, his career and rise to general in the Russian Army, and his return to Finland and role in the Finnish Civil War and in the Winter and Continuation Wars.  A  number of interviews are in Swedish, but this version is narrated in Finnish by the well-known Finnish actor, Peter Franzén, and has English subtitles.


The Scandinavian Centre

6540 Thomas Street, Burnaby


Admission by donation.  Refreshments

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