Indigenous Sámi cinema meets a global audience in Venice

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This year’s Venice Biennale has seen an historic first: the transformation of the Nordic Pavilion into the “Sámi Pavilion”, celebrating the culture and sovereignty of the Indigenous Sámi people. Now, Sámi film is coming to the fore. As part of the Sámi Pavilion’s extended programme, the ÁRRAN 360° film initiative brings six original works to Venice’s San Servolo island – and Sámi cinema to a global audience. Visitors have the chance to take a momentary (and likely welcome) escape from the summer heat and hectic crowds of Venice to the Arctic, and the heart of Sámi storytelling, with the 360-de…

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