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276 articles available in total starting from 19/09/2002. Last article published on 23/06/2022.

Godland to spearhead Icelandic Week in Paris

Godland to spearhead Icelandic Week in Paris

Between 23 and 26 June, Icelandic culture will be landing in the French capital in the form of Islenska Vikan, kicking off with Hlynur Palmason’s much remarked Cannes-screened film  

23/06 | Festivals | Awards | France

Studiocanal seals a film output deal with Scanbox Entertainment

Studiocanal seals a film output deal with Scanbox Entertainment

The agreement will see Studiocanal’s slate of movies released in the Nordic countries, including the likes of Cédric Klapisch’s Rise and Eric Lartigau’s This One Summer  

23/06 | Industry | Market | France/Finland/Denmark/Norway/Sweden/Iceland

Review: Beautiful Beings

Review: Beautiful Beings

Iceland’s Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson gets back to skilfully probing the cruel transition to adulthood in his second film which follows four adolescents grappling with a violent reality  

23/06 | Biografilm 2022

The fourth IceDocs is ready to unspool

The fourth IceDocs is ready to unspool

The Iceland Documentary Film Festival returns with a selection of international documentaries and a series of parallel events, including industry activities  

21/06 | IceDocs 2022

Magnus Leifsson to direct new Glassriver series Magaluf

Magnus Leifsson to direct new Glassriver series Magaluf

Created by writing duo Ragnar Bragason and Snjolaug Ludviksdottir, and commissioned by Channel 2, the 8x30-minute show is a romantic comedy set in 1979  

10/06 | Production | Funding | Iceland

Hlynur Pálmason • Director of Godland

Interview: Hlynur Pálmason • Director of Godland

“My main actor lost twelve kilos, I think, and really took it seriously - I was so happy to see his physical decay”

CANNES 2022: The Icelandic director, who lived in Denmark, brings together some conflicting energies of both countries, through a Danish vicar setting up a parish in Iceland in the 19th century  

26/05 | Cannes 2022 | Un Certain Regard

Review: Godland

Review: Godland

CANNES 2022: Hlynur Pálmason makes a spectacular, visceral and epic film in the wake of a young Danish priest who faces thousands of challenges in the wild Iceland of the 19th century  

24/05 | Cannes 2022 | Un Certain Regard

Review: Band

Review: Band

There’s no telling if everything’s true in Álfrún Örnólfsdóttir’s Icelandic doc, but here’s hoping it is  

04/05 | Hot Docs 2022

Álfrún Helga Örnólfsdóttir • Director of Band

Interview: Álfrún Helga Örnólfsdóttir • Director of Band

“This is women embracing failure on stage”

The Icelandic director invites us to give it up for her very own The Post Performance Blues Band (ThePPBB). And no, they are not joking  

28/04 | Hot Docs 2022

Icelandic producer-director Baltasar Kormákur builds two new studios near Reykjavik

Icelandic producer-director Baltasar Kormákur builds two new studios near Reykjavik

The complex, located in Gufunes, near the sea, will also host post-production facilities, office spaces, sound stages, and apartments for filmmakers and crew  

31/03 | Industry | Market | Iceland

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