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Two Icelandic Films among EFA Selection

Two Icelandic films, Of Horses and Men by Benedikt Erlingsson and Life in a Fishbowl by Baldvín Z, are among the 50 films on recommended for a nomination for the European Film Awards.
Gunnuhver hot spring, Reykjanes, Southwest Iceland.

Gunnuhver Mud Spring Closed

Police have closed the viewing platform at Gunnuhver mud pool in a geothermal area on Reykjanes peninsula, Southwest Iceland, as a precautionary measure after piping hot clay started shooting up many meters into the sky and a lot of steam started rising from the area.

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Events

Iceland Noir Festival of Crime Fiction

The international festival of crime fiction Iceland Noir was held for the first time last year and is now set to become an annual event. Irish author William Ryan will host a crime fiction workshop at Reykjavík City Library on November 21 at 5-7:30...
Iceland Noir festival poster.

Reviews

Life in a Fish Bowl

Unlikely friendships form, the underdogs show their true colors and the shooting star takes a stumble. This is the essence of...
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Ask IR

Eruption Travel Advice

Q: What travel advice do you have for visitors to Iceland given the unknown nature of the volcanic eruption and possibly a “big” one at...
The glow from the Holuhraun eruption and a cloud tainted blue.

Reviews

News Muse

Poetry and strange news stories combine to make one humorous debut by Vala Hafstad
News Muse book cover

Ask IR

Eruption Webcam

Q: There is some sort of vehicle visible on the Míla Bárðarbunga 1 webcam. Do you know what it is?
A radar for monitoring ash dispersal at Bárðarbunga.

Special Supplements

We also publish a range of special supplements in Iceland Review/Atlantica, usually one per issue. The supplements can be downloaded for free here