RIFF Releases Festival Program

riff_2013_programme_presentedThe Reykjavík International Film Festival introduced its program for 2013 yesterday. The festival opens on September 26 with Northern Irish-Icelandic director Róbert I. Douglas’ latest film This Is Sanlitun and closes on October 6 with Blue is the Warmest Colour directed by Abdellatif Kechiche.

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Sheep Farmers in East Iceland Not Optimistic

sheep-roundup2007_esaFarmers in Jökuldalur, East Iceland, are concerned about the fate of their sheep after a blizzard kept raging in the region yesterday. Benedikt Arnórsson, farmer at Hofteigur, spent until 4 am last night picking up his sheep in Vopnafjörður. The road has been impassable since Saturday.

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