Premiere of “Pelkie” Documentary & Community Forum

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Presented by Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center at NMU Jamrich Hall, Marquette MI

Nov 09 2019
Premiere of “Pelkie” Documentary & Community Forum

On Saturday, November 9, the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center will be hosting a premiere showing of the new documentary, “Pelkie: 100 Years of Finnishness in Michigan’s North Woods” directed by Dr. Michael Loukinen.

In addition to the film, there will be a community forum on the nature of these U.P. small town havens. The first, during the intermission, will discuss the creation of these ethnic communities and the second after the film will focus on the “unmaking” of these communities as is depicted in the film. The film will begin at 1 p.m. in John X. Jamrich Hall 1100.  Admission is free and open to the public. Coffee and snacks will be served. Discussions will be led by Dr. Loukinen, Dr. Jon Saari, professor emeritus in History, NMU and Daniel Truckey, Director of the Beaumier U.P. Heritage

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Admission is free and open to the public

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In addition to the film, there will be a community forum on the nature of these U.P. small town havens. The first, during the intermission, will discuss the creation of these ethnic communities and the second after the film will focus on the “unmaking” of these communities as is depicted in the film.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

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NMU Jamrich Hall

1401 Presque Isle Ave, Marquette, MI 49855

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