Hrútar (Rams) was released last month at the Cannes Film Festival to critical acclaim, winning its creators the Prix Un Certain Regard, a category created in 1998 to reward and encourage up-and-coming film makers.
Home in the Ice is a quiet little film that shows six remarkable women whose intimate reflections are warm-hearted and conciliatory.
Unlikely friendships form, the underdogs show their true colors and the shooting star takes a stumble. This is the essence of Life in a Fish Bowl .
Icelanders recount their experiences with three of Iceland’s infamous volcanoes in this award-winning film.
An ode to the Icelandic horse.
Icelandic director Baltasar Kormákur’s latest movie 2 Guns shot straight to the top of the box office charts when it premiered earlier this month. 2 Guns , just like Contraband before it, is an action-packed film starring big-name actors like Mark Wahlberg and Denzel Washington.
Television series Pressa ( The Press ) returns with another round of six fast-paced episodes.
The 11th Reykjavík Shorts & Docs. Catch it while it lasts!
Volcano by director Rúnar Rúnarsson features Hannes, brilliantly portrayed by Theódór Júlíusson, a man who struggles to find his purpose in life after retiring and his strained relationship with his family. Through unexpected events Hannes gradually drops his icy cover and reconnects with himself...
Marteinn Þórsson’s 2011 film tells the story of Böddi (played by Ólafur Darri Ólafsson), a poet and school teacher frustrated with the hyper-consumerism, greed and apathy of Icelandic society.
In Baltasar Kormákur’s 2010 thriller Inhale we’re taken on a journey to Juarez, Mexico, in search of a new pair of lungs for attorney Paul Stanton’s dying daughter.
A playful, subtle and dramatic comedy.
City State by director Ólafur Jóhannesson didn’t get as much attention as Black’s Game —both films belong to a genre of darker crime thrillers than Iceland has produced thus far—but shouldn’t be overlooked. The story is told from four different angles and so viewers are given a deeper look into...
The Deep is the latest movie release by Icelandic director Baltasar Kormákur. The film recounts the 1984 sinking of a fishing trawler in the forbidding seas off the Westman Islands, and the remarkable survival of one of its crew members.
Another autumn, another RIFF.
Dating in Iceland is no joke, especially for adults with baggage!
When Black’s Game , directed by Óskar Þór Axelsson, opened in Icelandic cinemas in early March, it became an immediate hit. Based on a novel by Stefán Máni, the storyline includes events that are said to have occurred in the Icelandic underworld in the 1990s, painting an ugly picture of a country...
Simultaneously a delightful, tragic and endearing story of a man, his hopeless assistant, and a mysterious girl with no name.
I am a person of peculiar prejudice, that is, I have reservations about Icelandic television series. I couldn’t have been more wrong about Hæ Gosi .
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