28 Feb 2019Peter 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.
18 Feb 2019Icelanders have been glued to their sofas for Sunday nights watching the thrilling series of Trapped 2 (Ófærð) starring Ólafur Darri Ólafsson as detective Andri investigating a series of chilling murders in a remote town in North Iceland. Now Rúv national television is offering a service in which you can watch the episodes with either Icelandic or English subtitles.
24 Jan 2019Icelandic 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.
31 Oct 2018Woman 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.
11 Oct 2018The 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.