‘Game of Thrones’ Star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Baltasar Kormakur Will Support Arctic Indigenous Film Fund

‘Game of Thrones’ Star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Baltasar Kormakur Will Support Arctic Indigenous Film Fund
Danish “Game of Thrones” star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, his wife Danish-Greenlandic multihyphenate Nukâka Coster-Waldau, who is a former Miss Greenland, and Baltasar Kormákur, the Icelandic filmmaker whose Hollywood credentials include “Everest,” have joined forces to put their promotional muscle behind the Arctic Indigenous Film Fund, established by the International Sámi Film Institute in Norway.

The trio of top Nordic talents have come on board as Ambassadors of the Aiff fund, launched in 2018 to support the development of Indigenous filmmakers from the Arctic and to support the production of their films and TV series.

The Sámi are an Indigenous people with a population of about 100,000 spread across Norway, Sweden, Finland and northern Russia; they have a traditional song form called yoik. The group has been making its mark on the film circuit, with Sámi director Amanda Kernell’s “Charter” representing Sweden in the 2020 Oscar race.

“We are thrilled and honored to give
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