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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.


HEARTSTONE wins big at Warsaw Film Festival

Heartstone, the debut feature from Icelandic writer/director Gudmundur Arnar Gudmundsson's, has won three awards in the main competitive section of the recently concluded Warsaw Film Festival in Poland: Gudmundsson himself won the best director award, the lead actor Baldur Einarsson won a special mention for his performance and the film won the Ecumenical award.


La Chana selected for IDFA and DOK Leipzig

La Chana, the Spanish/Icelandic/American documentary by Lucija Stojevic, has been selected for the prestigious documentary film festival IDFA in Amsterdam, where it will screen in the Panorama section of the festival. The film has also been selected for the documentary film festival DOK Leipzig in Germany, where it will screen in the DOK Preview section of the festival. more

Award winners at RIFF

The Reykjavík International Film Festival (RIFF) ended on October 9. On October 8 the closing ceremony took place, where Bulgarian feature Godless by Ralitza Petrova won RIFF‘s main prize, The Golden Puffin. Cubs, a short film by Nanna Kristín Magnúsdóttir won for Best Icelandic Short. more

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