Upcoming Events at the Scandinavian Centre
Under the Red Star: Film introduced by the Director Kelly Saxberg.
Under the Red Star (2011)
Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 1:30 pm
Under the Red Star is a fascinating docudrama about the cultural and political ferment centred around Port Arthur's Finnish Labour Temple.
The film chronicles the story of the Finnish immigrants who built Canada's largest labour hall and used it as the centre of their activities. The courage of these newcomers in the face of government and police crackdowns helped shape Canadian labour history.
Under the Red Star melds fictionalized scenes with archival footage and photos to vividly recreate the lives and passions of these early twentieth century activists. The film was shot in Thunder Bay with more than 200 local extras under the direction of Kelly Saxberg.
Admission by donation -
Refreshments and much much more! Presented by Purpurit Folk Dancers
Enter the raffle for our beautiful baskets full of good things to eat and drink!
any time from 11 am on the day of the fair.
(Sorry, no baked items.)