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Amanda Kernell turns the tale of a Swedish minority group into a universal story in 'Sami Blood'

In the most harrowing scene in “Sami Blood,” the first feature by Swedish-Sami writer-director Amanda Kernell, Elle-Marja, an indigenous teenager from the Lapland region of northern Sweden, is examined by a racial biologist in full view of her boarding-school classmates. He measures the circumference...
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