Icelandic Films at London Festival, RIFF Underway

volcano-filmThe feature films Eldfjall (Volcano) by director Rúnar Rúnarsson and Brim (Undercurrent) by director Árni Ólafur Ásgeirsson will be screened at the London Film Festival October 12-27. The upcoming Reykjavík International Film Festival (RIFF) will showcase new films on the ongoing revolution in the Middle East.

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Iceland Airwaves Sold Out, YAIC Coming Up

ia-cssTickets to the 2011 Iceland Airwaves music festival in Reykjavík sold out this week, earlier than ever before. The annual conference You Are In Control (YAIC) on the international music industry will precede the festival, taking place October 10-12.

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New Exhibitions Open in Capital Region

fragile-eternal_rsj-gallerymosThe textile installment “So Fragile, So Eternal” by Rósa Sigrún Jónsdóttir opened in the Mosfellsbaer Art Gallery yesterday. It is the artist’s 15th solo exhibition. In other art news, the exhibition “A New Art Emerges” opens at Reykjavík Art Museum – Kjarvalsstadir today.

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