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“Surprising Arctic”

-- 3rd “Beyond Frozen Point” Film Festival

This summer, the 3rd Beyond Frozen Point Film Festival with the theme “Surprising Arctic” will back to OCAT Xi’an with four full-length films include Sami Blood, winner of the Jury Prize at Tokyo International Film Festival and competing for best film at Venice Film Festival, about a 14 years old Sámi girl Elle Marja, who exposed to the racism of the 1930's and race biology examinations at her boarding school, she wants to start another life but she has to become someone else.

A film history’s classic, The Pathfinder from 1987 tells that in the 1000 AD, the resentment between a family and the militant organization of North Scandinavia so-called “tjudes”.

Two documentary films Sealers: One Last Hunt and Tongue Cutters records the people living in Norway have a symbiotic relationship with the natural environment.

As always, the special short film screening Arctic Shorts: Shoot Me as I Am will take you to a journey down into the Nordic emotions and human experiences through the lens of new filmmakers from the High North.


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