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Iben Hjejle to Chair Reykjavík Film Festival Jury

By Iceland Review

Danish actress Iben Hjejle will chair the jury in the competition for the Golden Puffin, the grand prize of the Reykjavík International Film Festival (RIFF), held September 17-27, as announced in Fréttabladid today.

“This is great,” said Hrönn Maríónsdóttir at RIFF of Hjejle’s participation in the festival. In Iceland, the actress is probably best known for her role in the comedy series Klovn, but internationally for starring in High Fidelity (2000) alongside John Cusack.

“So many people know her from the shows and she’s a really talented actress. We are pleased to have her onboard; she has done a lot of great things,” Maríónsdóttir added. Four other women will be on the jury in addition Hjejle.

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