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Acting on a Dream

Ásthildur Kjartansdóttir, Anna Þóra Steinþórsdóttir

Acting on a Dream is a tragicomic documentary about the awesome Edna Lupita an immigrant and an actress from Mexico. A film that reveals how it is possible to live a normal exciting life even when you are on the verge of killing yourself. The style is dramatic, challenging and untraditional.

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Gunnar Gunnarsson, writer

Júlíus Kemp

Shortly before the Swedish Academy was to announce the winner of the Nobel prize in literature in 1955 the Icelandic novelist Gunnar Gunnarsson received a telegram from his publisher in Sweden asking to send him a portrait and a short biography ASAP. It seemed apparent that Gunnar was about to be handed this prestigious honour. But was he?

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My Mother the State

Ieva Ozolina

Una got separated with her sister when she was adopted from an orphanage at the age of three. Since that day, it's been Una's dream to see her sister again, but for the next thirty years the sister existed only in Una's memories. Then, one day, she became alive. The film is like a puzzle that's created by unhappy parents and the system. A puzzle that Una tries to solve.

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When we Dance

Helga Rakel Rafnsdóttir

A feature length documentary about a journey of creativity when Icelandic - Italian musician Emilíana Torrini collaborates with Belgian band, The Colorist Orchestra.

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