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.
The accolades continue to roll in for the Icelandic film Of Horses and Men, directed by Benedikt Erlingsson. The film just received three awards at the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival: best debut film, best cinematography (Bergsteinn Björgúlfsson) and the FIPRESCI award for best film. FIPRESCI, or the International Federation of Film Critics, is comprised of critics from 46 member countries and grants prizes at many international film festivals.more
The Marrakech International Film Festival will pay special tribute to Scandinavian cinema this year, in a program called Northern Lights. The program will consist of 47 films from 33 directors, the largest spotlight on Nordic film to date outside of Scandinavia itself. The festival will take place in Marrakech, Morocco, from November 29 through December 7, 2013. Three Icelandic films will be screened in Northern Lights: 101 Reykjavik, Noi the Albino and City State.more