Valdís Óskarsdóttir receiving an Edda award for Fangar last year.

Masterclass with Valdís Óskarsdóttir at Northern Wave

23 Oct Renowned Icelandic filmmaker and editor Valdís Óskarsdóttir will be hosting a Wom@arts masterclass in Iceland at Rif in Snæfellsnes on Friday. The masterclass is part of the Northern Wave film festival programme.

Gale Ann Hurd is called the First Lady of Sci Fi in Hollywood.

Terminator producer Gale Anne Hurd guest of honour at Northern Wave Film Festival

11 Oct The Northern Wave International Film Festival takes place betwen 26th to the 28th of October 2018 in the tiny town of Rif in Snæfellsnes, Iceland. Guest of honour at the festival is Hollywood producer Gale Anne Hurd who co-wrote and produced the Terminator.

"There are other music and film and art worlds that are more exciting, alternative worlds in Brooklyn, same as in London. Young places, young worlds, young energy, new energy."

Interview with Jonas Mekas: "I prefer to stick to the present moment"

27 Sep "Avoid filmschools, follow your vision, get a camera and star filming," is the advice Jonas Mekas gives to aspiring filmmakers. Mekas, who is 96 years old, is guest of honour at the Reykjavik International Film Festival, RIFF which begins tonight.

Mads Mikkelsen will be receiving a RIFF award for creative excellence.

Mads Mikkelsen to attend Reykjavik International Film Festival

12 Sep Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen will be a guest of honour at the RIFF Reykjavik International Film Festival which takes place at the end of the month.

Baldur Einarsson.

Heartstone star releases music video

19 Aug One of the leading actors of the award-winning Icelandic coming-of-age 2016 movie Heartstone (Hjartasteinn), has stepped into a new role.

Ágústa Eva Erlendsdóttir.

Icelandic actress Ágústa Eva lands major role in new HBO series

9 Aug Icelandic actress and singer Ágústa Eva Erlendsdóttir will be playing the main role in a new HBO series filmed in Norway and Lithuania. She was selected out of hundreds of applicants.

Princess Mononoke by Hayao Miyazaki is screened at Bíó Paradís on Sunday.

Princess Mononoke and more classics at International Film Festival for Children in Reykjavik

13 Apr This weekend is the second weekend of the International Film Festival for Children in Reykjavik at Bíó Paradís, the art house cinema on Hverfisgata. The ambitious program consists of full feature films, animations, short films and documentaries for kids of all ages.

Jennifer Lawrence plays the role of Agnes Magnúsdóttir,executed for the murder of Natan Ket­ils­son.

Jennifer Lawrence to play role of 19th century Icelandic murderess

13 Dec Hollywood actress Jennifer Lawrence will be playing the role of Agnes Magnúsdóttir in the film Burial Rites directed by Luca Guadagniono, rumoured for an Oscar win for Call Me by Your Name.

Jason Schwarzman plays an astronaut and Ingvar E.Sigurðsson an Icelandic sheep farmer.

"Appollo" being filmed in Iceland

16 Oct 2017 Icelandic actor Ingvar Sigurðsson joined Jason Schwarzman and Jake Johnson in the film short Appollo recently.

Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre is located by Reykjavik harbour in the city centre.

Fly over Iceland's landscapes in a 360 degree film

27 Jul 2017 Visitors of Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre in Reykjavik are now able to visit the Iceland Expo Pavillion again. The show offers a unique 360 degree film starring the most magnificent of Icelandic landscapes.

Ólafur Darri Ólafsson plays the role of Skender in the upcoming Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find them - the second of five films in the Fantastic Beasts series.

Two Icelanders to star in the next Fantastic Beasts film

4 Jul 2017 Icelandic actors Ólafur Darri Ólafsson and Ingvar E.Sigurðsson are starring in the next Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find them, out in November 2018.

Hayao Miyazaki's wonderful animation, Spirited Away is one of the films to be screened this weekend at Bíó Paradís.

Beloved classic films at the Children's International Film Festival this weekend

7 Apr 2017 The second consecutive weekend for the Children's International Film Festival at Reykjavik art house cinema Bíó Paradís takes place this weekend. The films screened include E.T, The Wizard of Oz, Lamb and Spirited Away.

Heartstone tells a coming-of-age story set in a tiny Icelandic village.

Heartstone wins three awards in France

31 Jan 2017 Icelandic film Heartstone (Hjartasteinn) won three awards at the Premiers Plans film festival in Angers in France on Sunday. The film has received rave reviews in Iceland.

Pétur Einarsson directing Ransacked.

Award winning Icelandic film on bank collapse available on Vimeo

17 Jan 2017 Ransacked, an award winning film by former banker Pétur Einarsson, is now available for online viewing on Vimeo.

Grámi is now up on a wall .

Famous ram of award-winning film "Rams" gets put on a wall upon his death

5 Jan 2017 International award winning Icelandic film "Rams" or Hrútar, starred, along with the human actors, a ram named Grámi. Upon his recent death, his owner decided to take him to a taxidermist so that his head can be put up as a wall ornament.

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