The former residence of the sheriff is already covered in ash.

Vík í Mýrdal Covered in Volcanic Ash

24 Apr The residents of Vík í Mýrdal welcome the prospect of volcanic ash over the coming weeks.

Forumula 1 will be offered on Viaplay.

Viaplay to Be Launched in Iceland

30 Mar Viaplay, a leading Nordic streaming service, will be launched in Iceland April 1,

Hildur Guðnadóttir, accepting the Academy Award.

Hildur Guðnadóttir Wins Oscar for Score to Joker

10 Feb Last night, composer Hildur Guðnadóttir became the first Icelander to win an Oscar Academy Award.

Hildur had a reason to smile last night.

Hildur Wins BAFTA Award for ‘Joker’

3 Feb Icelandic composer Hildur Guðnadóttir won the BAFTA (British Academy Film Awards) original score last night for her score to Todd Phillips’ film Joker.

Bíó Paradís, Hverfisgata 52, Reykjavík.

Paradise Lost?

31 Jan It appears Reykjavík City is about to lose a paradise for movie goers.

Hildur, holding the Golden Globe award.

Hildur Wins Grammy for Score to Chernobyl

27 Jan Last night, Icelandic composer Hildur Guðnadóttir received a Grammy award in the category best score soundtrack for visual media for her score to HBO’s Chernobyl series.

Hildur Guðnadóttir, holding the award.

Hildur Wins Golden Globe for ‘Joker’

6 Jan Icelandic composer Hildur Guðnadóttir won the Golden Globe last night for best original score.

Icelandic Influx in Hollywood

31 Oct Icelandic women have played a large role in the success of three major Hollywood films this year.

Pierce Brosnan.

Hollywood in Húsavík

16 Oct A film crew and famous actors worked in Húsavík, North Iceland, in recent days, shooting a scene for the comedy Eurovision.

Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon attracts a number of film makers.

Clooney Coming to Iceland to Film

3 Oct American actor George Clooney is expected to arrive in Iceland this month in connection with the shooting of a film he will direct and in which he is to play the leading role.

How about going to the movies at the pool?

Be Ready for RIFF Thursday

22 Sep The 16th RIFF, the Reykjavík International Film Festival, opens Thursday with Icelandic directior Elvar Aðalsteins’ End of Sentence.

Hildur Guðnadóttir.

Icelandic Composer Receives Emmy Award

16 Sep Last night, Icelandic composer Hildur Guðnadóttir won an Emmy award for her score to the HBO series Chernobyl at the 2019 Creative Arts Emmys.

A scene from A White, White Day.

Bright Days for ‘White, White Day’

22 Aug This was a good week for A White White Day.

Grímur Hákonarson.

New Film from Director of ‘Rams’

17 Aug A new Icelandic film, Héraðið (The County), premiered in Iceland on Wednesday.

Scene from A White, White Day.

‘White, White Day’ Receives Main Award in Croatia

29 Jul 2019 The Icelandic film White, White Day (Hvítur, hvítur dagur) received the main award of the 22nd Motovun Film Festival in Croatia Saturday.


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