International awards for Icelandic films in 2019


Features:

A White, White Day (dir. Hlynur Pálmason)

Ingvar Sigurdsson won the Louis Roederer Foundation Rising Star Award at International Critics' Week -Cannes, May 15 - 23

Ingvar Sigurdsson won the Best Performance Award at Transilvania International Film Festival, May 31 - June 6

Won the main award, Propeller of Motovun, at the Motovun Film Festival in Croatia, July 23 - 27


Let Me Fall (dir. Baldvin Z)

Won the Most Disturbing Feature Film at Ramdam Festival Belgium, January 12 - 22

Main actress Kristín Thóra Haraldsdóttir won the "Mentions Spéciales Prix d'interprétation féminine" at Mamers en Mars, March 15 - 17


Woman at War (dir. Benedikt Erlingsson) - also won awards in 2018

Won the Audience Award at Tromsö International Film Festival, January 14 - 20

Davíd Thór Jónsson won the 2019 HARPA Nordic Film Composers Award, for his original score to the film at Nordic Film Music Days, February 11 - 12


Documentaries:

In Touch (dir. Pawel Ziemilski) - also won award in 2018 

Won the Human Value Award at 21st Thessaloniki Documentary Festival, March 1 - 10


The Seer and the Unseen (dir. Sara Dosa) 

Won the The McBaine Bay Area Documentary Feature Award at San Francisco International Film Festival, April 10 - 23


Shorts:

Kanari (dir. Erlendur Sveinsson)

Won the Vimeo Staff Pick Award at Aspen Shortsfest, April 2 - 7


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