Grímur Hákonarson.

New Film from Director of ‘Rams’

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Scene from A White, White Day.

‘White, White Day’ Receives Main Award in Croatia

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

Hildur Guðnadóttir.

Had to Fight to Earn Trust

20 Jul Icelandic composer and cellist Hildur Guðnadóttir has been nominated for an Emmy award for the music she composed for the TV series Chernobyl.

The event was well attended.

Artifishal’s European Premiere

12 Apr Artifishal, a Patagonia documentary about threats faced by wild salmon, premiered in Hveragerði, South Iceland, Wednesday night

Icelander Hera Hilmarsdóttir is fast rising to international fame.

Film starring Icelandic actress

28 Feb Peter Jackson's Mortal Engines may have been considered a flop in the United States but it's still however the first film starring an Icelander that hauls in ten billion Icelandic kronas since premiering in November. Icelandic actress Hera Hilmarsdóttir is star of the film.

Let Me Fall tells the story of two women from youth to middle age and their descent into the hellish depths of substance abuse.

Let Me Fall wins main prize at Ramdam Belgian Film Festival

24 Jan Icelandic film Lof mér að falla, or Let me Fall won the main prize at the Belgian Ramdam Film Festival last night. The film is a drama about two women in the chains of drug addiction and the effect this has on their families.

Director Benedikt Erlingsson in Oslo last night with scriptwriter Ólafur Egilsson, and producers Marianne Slot and Carine Leblanc.

Woman at War wins the 2018 Nordic Council Film Prize

31 Oct Woman at War (Kona fer í stríð) won the Nordic Council Film Prize last night at a ceremony in Oslo. Director Benedikt Erlingsson said jokingly speaking to mbl.is that he considers himself a Nordic master of film seeing as he also won the prize in 2014 for Of Horses and Men.

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 2018 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 2018 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 2018 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 2017 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.

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