1 Mar 2020After reading about the financial trouble of Bíó Paradís, architect Sigurður Gústafsson dug into his drawer to take a look at an old idea of his: a movie theater to be located under Arnarhóll hill.
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.
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.
4 Sep 2018RIFF's guest of honour this year is Jonas Mekas. Known as the godfather of American avant-garde cinema, Mekas worked closely with legendary artists such as Andy Warhol, Salvador Dalí & John Lennon.
7 Apr 2017The 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.
27 Feb 2017Kvikmyndin Hjartasteinn í leikstjórn Guðmundar Arnars Guðmundssonar var ótvíræður sigurvegari Eddunnar 2017 þegar verðlaunin voru afhent. Hjartasteinn hlaut alls níu Eddur, en hafði verið tilnefnd til sextán. Hún var meðal annars valin mynd ársins.
2 Dec 2016If you can't get on a flight to New York today, head to Reykjavik's arthouse cinema Bíó Paradís who are screening a live performance by the New York City Ballet of the most enchanting Christmas ballet ever, The Nutcracker.