The Reykjavík International Film Festival (RIFF) will be beginning its 19th season this September 29th. However, the scope of the event will be slightly pulled
Director and screenwriter Hlynur Pálmason’s latest film Godland will be shown at the Cannes Film Festival as part of the Un Certain Regard competition, ScreenDaily
The Root sent a formal inquiry to the Government Agency for Child Protection, the mayor of Reykjavík, the Directorate of Health, the Ministry of Education,
The Root, Association on Women, Addiction and Mental health has formally questioned the preventative value of Let me fall when it comes to children and youth addiction
Funding a director’s first full-length film is difficult anywhere in the world, but Iceland is also a small market for cinema. According to recent statistics, fewer women have directed films in the past ten years, than they did thirty or forty years ago, even though more movies are being made. Film making is a long process with many twists and turns along the way. Despite all of this, Ísold Uggadóttir not only completed her first full-length film, which she wrote and directed but also won Best Director at the Sundance Film Festival in the World Cinema Competition category. From there, she has taken her film to several film festivals around the world.
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