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Smoke Sauna Sisterhood - Savvusanna sõsarad

Estonia’s submission to the 2024 Academy Awards for Best International Feature Film

Wednesday 11th Sept, 8pm

€8 Full price and €5 Concession price

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**This film contains discussions and recollections of sexual violence and domestic abuse

Estonia’s smoke sauna tradition is on UNESCO’s list of “Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity”. Anna Hint’s award-winning documentary observes a group of women from the Võro community as they share not just the sauna-based rituals, but also their most intimate stories and secrets within the shelter of one such sauna. The result is a journey of cleansing, healing and solidarity
  • Runs for 89 minutes
  • Directed by Anna Hints
  • Film rated 18

Winner-Directing Award: World Cinema Documentary, Sundance Film Festival 2023

Winner-McBaine Documentary Feature Award,San Francisco International Film Festival2023


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