Vonarstræti film poster

Vonarstræti to Be Screened at Toronto

The film Vonarstræti (English title: Life in a Fishbowl) by Icelandic director Baldvin Z will be screened at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) in September. TIFF is one of the largest film festivals in North America.

Sound of Bárðarbunga.

What Does an Earthquake Sound Like?

What do earthquakes and music have in common? A lot, says musician Halldór Eldjárn. He has set up a webpage where he has converted the earthquakes from Bárðarbunga volcano to music. The Reykjavík Jazz Festival ends today and thus the experiment is very timely.

Bíóparadís cinema

John Pilger Guest at RIFF 2014

Internationally renowned Australian-British investigative journalist John Pilger will take part in a symposium entitled ‘War and Peace’ at this year’s Reykjavík International Film Festival (RIFF), which runs from September 25 to October 5.


BBC World Service Returns to Iceland

BBC World Service radio had returned to Icelandic airwaves after media company 365 decided last month not to renew its broadcasting license with the BBC. Vodafone will now broadcast the program in Iceland on FM 103.5.