Smoke Sauna Sisterhood (2023)

98% – Critics
75% – Audience

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Women share their innermost secrets and intimate experiences inside an Estonian smoke sauna. Cleansing their bodies and baring their souls, they embrace the healing power of sisterhood. Anna Hints’ Sundance-winning documentary celebrates the centuries-old smoke sauna tradition, recognized on the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.—Greenwich Entertainment

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Gorgeously captured

If they had used the Sauna Radar portal, such problems would not have happened. I’m kidding=) But seriously, “Smoke Sauna Sisterhood” feels like a work of reflective art, weaving stories of relatable pains and joys as women, allowing all involved to heal and cleanse together. As a viewer, it’s comforting to see the different layers of healing found universally.

A tidal wave of emotion that builds and builds into a crashing catharsis. While most documentaries thrive on the strength of their story, Smoke Sauna Sisterhood is powerful simply because it accords a group of women the space to tell theirs.

Honest and moving

The very best documentaries open your eyes to a world that you never knew existed. They take you into the heart of that place where you’re more than an observer but less than a participant.

“Smoke Sauna Sisterhood” achieves that feat on a number of levels. For a start I know nothing about Estonia and even less about its tradition of enjoying rustic sauna huts in the wild birch forest. The process of using these shacks has a very meditational quality about it in the lighting of the fire and the gathering of the water. These simple but foundational acts feel so very appreciated here.

At the same time this particular sauna is women only and you see them naked and sweating, safe in this environment and comfortable in their own skins. As a man it’s quite something to witness these women being so physically and emotionally vulnerable with each other. They’re free to share their deepest fears and concerns in this nurturing space and it’s wonderful.

The film also looks incredible with shooting clearly taking place in a range of seasons. The little light that makes it into the sauna refracts through shifting veils of smoke and reflects from limbs glowing in the firelight. You can almost smell the wood-smoke.

Is it for everyone? Perhaps not but if you have an open mind and a desire to glimpse the lives of others then bag yourself a ticket.

Strange, Bizarre, and Memorizing

Saw this at the 2023 Sundance Film Festival

“Smoke Sauna Sisterhood” is a documentary about the darkness of a smoke sauna, women share their innermost secrets and intimate experiences, washing off the shame trapped in their bodies and regaining their strength through a sense of communion. This documentary is pretty strange and weird, but I really like this film.

Throughout, the visual presentation and sound designs helps to capture the essence of a sauna, tone, and environment of Estonia. The words expressed from the participants are interesting as they helped to provide quite memorizing discussions about womanhood and their bodies. Each direction felt like the film was taking a half documentary and half narrative type style with beautiful soundtrack and writing throughout.

The idea of people going in saunas to have spiritual experiences is quite fascinating.

This won the Directing, Screenwriting and Editing award for the World Dramatic Documentary Competition and I can see why. The writing, directing and style of editing is really good and the award was well-deserved.

Rating: A-