Nils Rune Utsi, better known as Slincraze, is a hardworking Sami rapper who dreams of one day breaking through and making it big. Despite his talent and ambition, he has everything against him. He comes from a tiny, almost abandoned village outside Kautokeino, far above the Arctic Circle in Norway, and he raps in Sami, a language only 20,000 people understand. Slincraze is the focus of Arctic Superstar, a documentary that follows Slincraze’s struggles to break into the industry and prove that the Sami language is . . .

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Emma Vestrheim

Emma Vestrheim is the editor-in-chief of Cinema Scandinavia. Originally from Australia, she is now based in Bergen, Norway, and attends major Nordic film festivals to conduct interviews and review new films.