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281 articles available in total starting from 19/09/2002. Last article published on 07/07/2022.

Charlotte Sieling • Director of Margrete – Queen of the North

Interview: Charlotte Sieling • Director of Margrete – Queen of the North

“Don’t mention the ending when you write about our film, ever. It should be treated as a crime mystery – ‘The Mystery of False Olof’”

The Danish director discusses her film about the monarch that ruled Scandinavia  

30/08/2021 | Haugesund 2021

Ninna Pálmadóttir  • Director of All Dogs Die

Interview: Ninna Pálmadóttir • Director of All Dogs Die

“There’s a powerful urge to create after these overwhelming times of isolation and sitting with your thoughts”

As the Icelandic-born director prepares for European Film Promotion’s Future Frames, held as part of Karlovy Vary, we discover more about her short  

21/08/2021 | Future Frames 2021

Hannes Þór Halldòrsson • Director of Cop Secret

Interview: Hannes Þór Halldòrsson • Director of Cop Secret

“It's the kind of film I like to watch myself, so it's the genre I felt the most comfortable with”

This clever satire of an action film offers several layers of complexity and an intelligent way of dealing with important social issues  

13/08/2021 | Locarno 2021 | Competition

Review: Cop Secret

Review: Cop Secret

You have the right to enjoy Hannes Þór Halldórsson’s Icelandic buddy cop action-comedy. And to remain silent, obviously  

13/08/2021 | Locarno 2021 | Competition

Valdimar Jóhannsson  • Director of Lamb

Interview: Valdimar Jóhannsson • Director of Lamb

“You can call Lamb a ‘genre film’, but for me, it’s a visual poem”

CANNES 2021: The Icelandic director proves that, despite what we might think, we can never really control Mother Nature  

15/07/2021 | Cannes 2021 | Un Certain Regard

Review: Lamb

Review: Lamb

CANNES 2021: Valdimar Jóhannsson’s film is the kind of Farmageddon that no one could ever have seen coming  

14/07/2021 | Cannes 2021 | Un Certain Regard

Pioneering filmmakers finally get their dues thanks to Iceland on Film

Pioneering filmmakers finally get their dues thanks to Iceland on Film

An online compilation of old Icelandic films and clips digs into the country’s past, one click at a time  

29/06/2021 | IceDocs 2021

Ingibjörg Halldórsdóttir  • Co-founder, IceDocs Iceland Documentary Film Festival

Interview: Ingibjörg Halldórsdóttir • Co-founder, IceDocs Iceland Documentary Film Festival

“We are doing this because we love documentaries”

The Akranes-based IceDocs wrapped its third edition on 27 June, and its co-founder opens up about what’s next for the event  

28/06/2021 | IceDocs 2021

SF Studios releases trailer and poster for Charlotte Sieling’s Margrete – Queen of the North

SF Studios releases trailer and poster for Charlotte Sieling’s Margrete – Queen of the North

The large-scale period drama will see Trine Dyrholm playing Margrete I, a visionary monarch ahead of her time  

26/05/2021 | Production | Funding | Denmark/Sweden/Norway/Iceland/Czech Republic/Poland

Silja Hauksdóttir’s crime series Sisterhood set to land at Viaplay

Silja Hauksdóttir’s crime series Sisterhood set to land at Viaplay

The six-part crime drama, starring Ilmur Kristjánsdóttir and Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir in the lead roles, will be NENT Group’s second Icelandic original  

05/05/2021 | Production | Funding | Iceland

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