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Danish Director Susanne Bier Receives Award at RIFF

Danish film director and honorary guest at this year’s Reykjavík Film Festival (RIFF), Susanne Bier, received the festival’s ‘Creative Excellence Award’ yesterday. President of Iceland Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson presented the award to Bier at a ceremony at Bessastaðir, the presidential residence.

susanne_bierSusanne Bier. Source: IMDb.

The director will attend a Q&A session about her latest film, Love is All You Need, later today. Bier’s After the Wedding (2006) and Open Hearts (2002) are also being screened at the festival, which runs through October 7.

Bier is considered one of the world’s top female directors and is known internationally for her 2010 Oscar and Golden Globe award-winning film In a Better World (Hævnen).

Click here to read more about RIFF and here to go to the festival’s official website.

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