Film

Living with Lava

Icelanders recount their experiences with three of Iceland’s infamous volcanoes in this award-winning film.

Of Horses and Men

An ode to the Icelandic horse.

Baltasar’s Big Guns

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.

Under Pressure – Again

Television series Pressa ( The Press ) returns with another round of six fast-paced episodes.

Shorts & Docs Galore

The 11th Reykjavík Shorts & Docs. Catch it while it lasts!

Volcano Within

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...

Insanity of the Pre-Crash Years: Stormland

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.

Inhale: The Hunt for Organs

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.

Either Way

A playful, subtle and dramatic comedy.

Welcome to the Underworld: City State

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...

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