The 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.
Photo courtesy of RIFF.
The program, consisting of 13 categories, features films from 40 countries. The program categories include New Visions (films by up-and-coming directors), Open Seas (films that have garnered prizes and generated discussion), A Different Tomorrow (films which search for answers and solutions about sustainable living), documentaries, films from Greece, Icelandic Panorama, Children’s Films, Midnight Movies and films by the three guests of honor: James Gray, Laurent Cantet and Lukas Moodysson.
The festival has grown rapidly in recent years with large screenings now taking place in Háskólabíó, Tjarnarbíó and the Nordic House, a press release from RIFF states.
Tickets go on sale tomorrow. Visit riff.is for full program details.
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