Iceland’s PM Disagrees with IMF

sigmundurdavid-althingi-280910_pkPrime Minister Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson has refuted International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission chief to Iceland Daria Zakharova’s comments yesterday that the Icelandic government’s debt cancellation plan aimed at helping homeowners was flawed.

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Hollywood Directors Oppose Cuts to Icelandic Film Fund

hafid_eftir_baltaDirectors Clint Eastwood, Darren Aronofsky and Terrence Malick along with producers of Game of Thrones and The Secret Life of Walter Mitty—all of whom have worked in Iceland—are among those to sign a petition opposing plans by the Icelandic government to cut support to the Icelandic Film Fund by 40 percent.

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