The Last Farm (Síðasti Bærinn), a short film directed by the Icelandic filmmaker Rúnar Rúnarsson won the ‘Danzante’ grand prize at the Huesca Film Festival held in Spain from June 9th – 18th. According to a press release, the award means an initial selection for the Oscars and includes a 9000 Euros endowment. The Icelandic Film Center, Kvikmyndamiðstöð Íslands, announced that the Last Farm has been extremely successful, raking up awards including the Best Short Film at Nordisk Panorama 2004, the Best Short Film at the Kiev International Film Festival Molodist 2004 and received the Icelandic Edda Award for a short film in 2004.
The Last Farm is about a farmer who, along with his wife, is the lone inhabitant of a deserted valley. Husband and wife come under great pressure to move to the city.