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Welcome to the Icelandic Film Centre website. Here you will find information about the Icelandic Film Centre and how it works. The centre supports the production, distribution and promotion of Icelandic films and gathers and publishes information relevant to the film industry. Further, the centre works to advance film culture in Iceland and encourage stronger links between Icelandic filmmakers and the international film community.


Three Icelandic documentaries at CPH:DOX

Three Icelandic documentaries – Time and Time and Again, directed by Ragnheidur Gestsdóttir and Markús Thór Andrésson; Trend Beacons, directed by Örn Marinó Arnarson and Thorkell Hardarson (the Markell Brothers); and End of Summer, directed by composer Jóhann Jóhannsson – have been selected for CPH:DOX, the Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival, which will take place from November 6–16. Time and Time and Again and End of Summer will compete for the Nordic:Dox Award while Trend Beacons will screen in the Special Screenings section. This is the first time that more than one Icelandic documentary has screened at CPH:DOX. more

Icelandic films at the Chicago International Film Festival

Seven Icelandic films will screen as part of a special Nordic program called Spotlight Scandinavia at the 50th Chicago International Film Festival, which will be held from October 9–23. The program will include the narrative features 101 Reykjavík, The Deep, Of Horses and Men and Paris of the North; the Swedish/Icelandic documentary Vive la France; and the short films Ártún and Milk and Blood. more

SALÓME wins Best Nordic Documentary Award at Nordisk Panorama

The Icelandic documentary Salóme, directed by Yrsa Roca Fannberg, was chosen as Best Nordic Documentary at Nordisk Panorama, the annual festival that celebrates the best of Nordic short films and documentaries. Salóme is the first Icelandic documentary to win the award.


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