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Nominations for Icelandic Film Awards Announced

brim-posterThe Icelandic Film and Television Academy (IKSA) announced its nominations for the 2011 Eddas, the Icelandic Film and Television Awards, last week. The movies Brim, Órói and The Good Heart received the most nominations.

The nominations in the main categories are as follows:

Best film: Brim by Zik Zak films, Órói by Kvikmyndafélag Íslands and The Good Heart by Zik Zak films.

Best fictional television program: Réttur 2 by Sagafilm, Hlemmavídeó by Sagafilm and Mér er gamanmál by Blunden production.

future-of-hope-posterBest documentary: Feathered Cocaine by Markell, Future of Hope by Edison moving pictures, Sweet Chili Films and Raven Films, Gnarr by Allskonar myndir, Höllin by Mont and Med hangandi hendi by Krumma film.

Best director: Árni Ólafur Ásgeirsson in Brim, Baldvin Z in Órói, Baltasar Kormákur in Inhale, Dagur Kári in The Good Heart and Gunnar B. Gudmundsson in Gauragangur.

Best actress: Hreindís Ylva Gardarsdóttir in Órói, Jóhanna Vigdís Arnardóttir in Réttur 2, Lauren Hennessy in Clean, Nína Dögg Filippusdóttir in Brim and Ólafía Hrönn Jónsdóttir in Sumarlandid.

Best actor: Atli Óskar Fjalarsson in Órói, Brian Cox in The Good Heart, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson in Rokland, Ólafur Egill Egilsson in Brim and Pétur Jóhann in Hlemmavídeó.

Many of the films that were nominated are currently being screened at Bíó Paradís in downtown Reykjavík.

The award ceremony will be held on February 19.

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