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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.


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Icelandic film RAMS wins top prize in Un Certain Regard

The Icelandic film Rams, by Grímur Hákonarson, has won the Prix Un Certain Regard, the top prize in the Un Certain Regard section at the Cannes Film Festival. This is the first time that an Icelandic feature film has won a prize at Cannes, so this is understandably a great honor for all involved in the making of the film and for the Icelandic film community in general. more

RAMS receives standing ovation at Cannes premiere – and great reviews

Rams,the second feature by Icelandic writer/director Grímur Hákonarson, had its world premiere in the Un Certain Regard section of the prestigious Cannes Film Festival last Friday, where it received a standing ovation. Among the guests at the screening were Isabella Rossellini, who is the head of the Un Certain Regard jury, and the Icelandic minister of industry and commerce, Ragnheidur Elín Árnadóttir.

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Cannes Film Festival starts May 13th – RAMS playing in Un Certain Regard

The prestigious Cannes Film Festival will be held this year from May 13 – 24. Rams, the new film from the Icelandic writer/director Grímur Hákonarson, has been selected for the Un Certain Regard section. Un Certain Regard is part of the festival's official selection. All twenty films in Un Certain Regard will compete for the Un Certain Regard Prize, which will be awarded by a jury headed by actress Isabella Rossellini. The world premiere of Rams will take place on May 15. more

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