Icelandic films at festivals and Icelandic film focuses 2015

2 Birds (dir. Rúnar Rúnarsson):
Film Hafizasi Thematic Night – Best of Cannes, Turkey, 1 May.
Festival Tous Courts, France, 30 November – 5 December.

16 Years Till Summer (dir. Lou McLoughlan):
Visions du Réel, Nyon, Switzerland, April 17 – 25.
Internationales Dokumentarfilmfestival München, Munich, Germany, May 7 – 17.
Sheffield Doc/Fest, Sheffield, England, June 10 – 15.

The Arctic Fox (dir. Gudbergur Davídsson):
Festival Nature Namur, Namur, Belgium, 9 – 18 October.

Ash (dir. Herbert Sveinbjörnsson):
Bright Nights: The Baltic-Nordic Film Festival, Ottawa, Canada, February 6 - 16  og March 10 - 20.

Ártún (dir. Gudmundur Arnar Gudmundsson):
Flickerfest, Sydney, Australia, January 9 - 18.
Prague Short Film Festival, Prague, Czech Republic, January 15 - 18.
Cinematheque Francais Air d‘Islande, Paris, France, January 23 – February 8.
Santa Barbara International Film Festival, Santa Barbara, USA, January 27 – February 7.
Festival Europeu de Curtmetratges, Reus, Spain, March 11 - 15 Best Short Film.
Mecal International Short Film and Animation Festival, Barcelona, Spain, March 11 – April 19.
RiverRun International Film Festival, Winston-Salem, USA, April 16 – 26 Honorable Mention in the Narrative Short category.
Minimalen Short Film Festival, Tromso, Norway, April 22 – 26 Special Mention.
SPOT Festival, Aarhus, Denmark, April 30 – May 3. Best Fiction Film.
Oberhausen International Short Film Festival, Oberhausen, Germany, April 30 – May 5.
Kino Otok, Izola and Ljubljana, Slovenia, June 3 – 7.
Festival Plein la Bobine, France, June 13 – 19.
Cinema in Sneakers Film Festival for Children and Youth, Warsaw and Krakow, Poland, June 13 – 21.
Euganea Film Festival, Padova, Italy, July 2 – 19.Maine International Film Festival, Waterville, USA, July 10 – 19.Festival Silhouette, Paris,  France, August 28 – September 5.
Best of International Short Film Festival, Marseille, France, September 11 – 13.
Love & Anarchy – Helsinki International Film Festival, Helsinki, Finland, September 17 – 27.Culturescapes, Basel, Switzerland, October 2 – November 30.
Curtocircuíto – International Short Film Festival, Compostela, Spain, October 6 – 11.Sedicicorto International Film Festival, Forli, Italy, October 8 – 17.Tallgrass Film Festival, Wichita, USA, October 14 – 18.Festival Internacional de Jovenes Realizadores de Granada, Granada, Spain, October 19 - 25.
Alcine – Festival de Cine de Alcalá de Henares, Henares, Spain, November 6 – 13.
Festival Mecal Chile, Chile, November 10 – 15.
Cinemaforum, Warsaw, Poland, November 25 – 29.
Ale Kino! - International Young Audience Film Festival, Poznan, Poland, November 29 – December 6. Best Short Film for Young People.
Festival Tous Courts, Aix-en-Provence, France, November 30 – December 5.

Backyard (dir. Árni Sveinsson):
Eurosonic, Groningen, Holland, January 14 - 17.

The Biggest Rescue (dir. Bragi Thór Hinriksson):
Stockholm Junior International Film Festival, Stockholm, Sweden, April.
Nordic Filmdays Luebeck, Luebeck, Germany, November 4 – 8.

Black Peak: A War Story (dir. Hjálmtýr Heiddal):
International  Historical and Military Film Festival, Warsaw, Poland, September 8 – 12. Bronze Sabre for a Military Film.

Brave Men‘s Blood (dir. Olaf de Fleur):
Rotterdam International Film Festival, Rotterdam, Holland, January 21 – February 1.
Febiofest, Prague, Czech Republic, March 19 - 27.
Brussels International Film Festival, Brussels, Belgum, June 6 – 15.
Warsaw International Film Festival, Warsaw, Poland, October 9 – 18.

Brothers (dir. Thordur Palsson):
Palm Springs International Shortfest, Palm Springs, USA, June 16 – 22. Special Mention.

Chum (dir. Jörundur Ragnarsson):
Flickerfest, Sydney, Australia, January 9 - 18.
Prague Short Film Festival, Prague, Czech Republic, January 15 – 18. Special Mention of the Jury.
Nordic Lights Film Festival, Seattle, USA, January 15 - 18.
Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, Clermont-Ferrand, France, 30 January - 7 February.
Cinematheque Francais Air d‘Islande, Paris, France, February 5 - 8.
Cinequest, San Jose, USA, February 24 – March 8.
Regard International Short Film Festival, Québec, Canada, March 11 – 15.
Vilnius Film Festival, Vilnius, Lithuania, March 19 – April 2.
Skandinavische Filmtage Bonn, Bonn, Switzerland, May 7 – 15.
New York International Short Film Festival, New York, USA, May 26 – 28. Best Foreign Film
Balkankult Foundation, Belgrade, Serbia, June 4 – 7.
Les César Académie des Arts et Techniques du Cinéma, various venues, France, June 6 – 17.
Valletta Film Festival, Valletta, Malta, June 15 – 21.
Tel Aviv International Student Film Festival, Tel Aviv, Israel, June 19 – 24. Best Screenplay.
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic, July 3 – 11.
Ciné-rencontres de Prades, Prades, France, July 18 – 26.
Espoo Ciné International Film Festival, Espoo, Finland, August 21 – 30.
Festival de Cinema de la Ville de Québec, Québec, Canada, September 16 – 27.
Dijon Short Film Festival, Dijon, France, November 7 – 17.
Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival, Rehoboth Beach, USA, November 11 – 15.
Ljubljana International Film Festival, Ljubljana, Slovenia, November 11 – 22.
Festival Tous Courts, France, November 30 – December 5.

The Circle (dir. Fridrik Thór Fridriksson):
The Icewoman Returneth, Melbourne, Australia, July 6 – 10.
Nordic Filmdays Luebeck, Luebeck, Germany, November 4 – 8.

Cold Fever (dir. Fridrik Thór Fridriksson):
Nordic Filmdays Luebeck, Luebeck, Germany, November 4 – 8.

Days of Gray (dir. Ani-Simon-Kennedy):
Transilvania International Film Festival, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, May 27 – June 5.

The Deep (dir. Baltasar Kormákur):
Icelandic Film Festival, Noida and Chennai, India, August 13 – 14 and September 14 – 16.
Chennai International Film Festival, Chennai, India, December 10 – 17.

Dieter Roth Puzzle (dir. Hilmar Oddsson):
Schaulager: Future Present, Basel, Switzerland, June 13 2015 – January 31 2016.

Dreamland (dir: Thorfinnur Gudnason, Andri Snær Magnason):
Culture Unplugged Festival, June – December.
Culturescapes, Basel, Switzerland, October 2 – November 30.

End of Summer (dir. Jóhann Jóhannsson):
Nordic Filmdays Luebeck, Luebeck, Germany, November 4 – 8.

The Endless Story (dir. Elsa G. Björnsdóttir): Clin d'oeil, Reims, France, July 2 - 5. Main Prize.

Ferox (dir. Thórómar Jónsson):
Culturescapes, Basel, Switzerland, October 2 – November 30.

The General Store (dir. (Árni Gunnarsson):
Nordic Lights Film Festival, Seattle, USA, January 15 - 18.

Gnarr (dir. Gaukur Úlfarsson):
Malmöfestivalen, Malmö, Sweden, August 14 – 21.

Got Water? (dir. Haraldur Sigurjónsson):
Culturescapes, Basel, Switzerland, October 2 – November 30.

The Grandad (dir. Bjarni Haukur Thórsson):
Palm Springs International Film Festival, Palm Springs, USA, January 2 - 12.
Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival, Minneapolis, USA, April 9 – 25.
Tiburon International Film Festival, Belvedere Tiburon, USA, April 9 – 17. Best Comedy.
European Union Film Festival, various venues, Singapore, May 13 – 25.
Espoo Ciné International Film Festival, Espoo, Finland, August 21 – 30.
Northern Lights, Sofia, Bulgaria, September 24 – October 1.
Comedy Cluj International Film Festival, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, October 16 – 25.
New Scandinavian Cinema Showcase, Portland, USA, October 23 – November 1.
Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival, Rehoboth Beach, USA, November 11 – 15.

Heima (dir. Dean DeBlois):
Ekenäs Filmfestival, Ekenäs, Finland, January 15 - 18.

The Homecoming (dir. Björn Hlynur Haraldsson):
Calgary International Film Festival, Calgary, Canada, September 23 – October 4.
Chicago International Film Festival, Chicago, USA, October 15 – 29.
Comedy Cluj International Film Festival, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, October 16 – 25.
Scanorama, various venues, Lithuania, November 5 – 22.

Horizon (dir. Bergur Bernburg, Fridrik Thór Fridriksson):
Toronto International Film Festival, Toronto, Canada, 10 – 20 September.
Busan International Film Festival, Busan, South Korea, 1 – 10 October.
Warsaw International Film Festival, Warsaw, Poland, 9 – 18 October.

I Want to be Weird (dir. Brynja Dögg Fridriksdóttir):
Nordisk Panorama, Malmö, Sweden, September 18 – 23.

Impact (dir. Ágústa Einarsdóttir):
Nordic Filmdays Luebeck, Luebeck, Germany, 4 – 8 November.

In Search of Livingstone (dir. Vera Sölvadóttir):
Nordic Lights Film Festival, Seattle, USA, 15 - 18 January.
Balkankult Foundation, Belgrad, Serbia, 4 – 7 June.

Jar City (dir. Baltasar Kormákur):
Seversky Filmovy Klub, Prague, Czech Republic, 16 - 22 February.

The Last Farm (dir. Rúnar Rúnarsson):
Tampere Film Festival, Tampere, Finland, 4 - 8 March.
Festival Tous Courts, France, 30 November – 5 December.

The Laxá Farmers (dir. Grímur Hákonarson):
Culture Unplugged Festival, June – December.
Inverness Film Festival, Inverness, Scotland, 4 – 8 November.
The Northern Film Festival, Leeuwarden, Holland, 11 – 15 November.

Life in a Fishbowl (dir. Baldvin Z):
Palm Springs International Film Festival, Palm Springs, USA, 2 - 12 January.
Smith Rafael Film Center, San Rafael, USA, 9 January - 15 February.
Scandinavia House, New York, USA, 14 January.
Scandinavian Film Festival LA, Los Angeles, USA, 17 - 25 January.
Göteborg Film Festival, Gothenburg, Sweden, 23 January - 2 February.
Santa Barbara International Film Festival, Santa Barbara, USA, 27 January - 7 February.
International Film Weekend Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany, 29 January - 1 February. 272
Portland International Film Festival, Portland, USA, 5 - 21 February.
Nordic Glory Film Festival, Jyväskylä, Finland, 10 - 15 February.
Arktisen Upeeta Festival, Helsinki, Finland, 11 - 15 February.
Glasgow International Film Festival, Glasgow, Scotland, 18 February - 1 March.
Cinequest, San Jose, USA, 24 February - 8 March.
Boulder International Film Festival, Boulder, USA, 5 - 8 March.
Mamers en Mars, Mamers, France, March 13 – 15 Audience Award for Best Film.
Cleveland International Film Festival, Cleveland, USA, 18 - 29 March.
Febiofest, Pragueue, Czech Republic, March 19 – 27 Best Film.
Jameson Dublin International Film Festival, Dublin, Ireland, 19 - 29 March.
Vilnius Film Festival, Vilnius, Lithuania, 19 March - 2 April.
CPH PIX, Copenhagen, Denmark, 9 – 22 April.
Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival, Minneapolis, USA, 9 – 25 April.
Nordic Film Focus, Rome, Italy, 16 – 19 April.
European Union Film Festival, various venues, Singapore, 13 – 24 May.
Transilvania International Film Festival, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 27 May – 5 June.
Nordic Film Festival, Luxembourg, 8 – 12 June.
The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, USA, 16 – 19 July.
Icelandic Film Festival, Noida og Chennai, India, 13 – 14 August og 14 – 16 September.
Icelandic Film Days In Moscow, Moscow, Russia, 17 – 20 September.
Love & Anarchy – Helsinki International Film Festival, Helsinki, Finland, 17 – 27 September.
Scottsdale Film Festival, Scottsdale, USA, 5 – 9 November. 279
Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival, Rehoboth Beach, USA, 11 – 15 November.
The Northern Film Festival, Leeuwarden, Holland, 11 – 15 November.
Chennai International Film Festival, Chennai, India, 10 – 17 December.

Little Cosmonaut (dir. Ari Alexander Ergis Magnússon):
Culturescapes, Basel, Switzerland, 2 October – 30 November.

Metalhead (dir. Ragnar Bragason):
Icelandic Film Festival, Noida og Chennai, India, 13 – 14 August og 14 – 16 September.
Trondheim Metal Fest, Trondheim, Norway, 1 – 3 October.
Chennai International Film Festival, Chennai, India, 10 – 17 December.

Megaphone (dir. Elsa María Jakobsdóttir):
Balkankult Foundation, Belgrade, Serbia, 4 – 7 June.

Of Horses and Men (dir. Benedikt Erlingsson):
Ekenäs Filmfestival, Ekenäs, Finland, January 15 - 18.
Trieste Film Festival, Trieste, Italy, January 16 - 22.
Arktisen Upeeta Festival, Helsinki, Finland, February 11 - 15.
Nordic Film Focus, Rome, Italy, April 16 – 19.
Madeira Film Festival, Madeira, Portugal, April 27 – May 3.
Icelandic Film Festival, Noida and Chennai, India, August 13 – 14 and September 14 – 16.
Blue Sea Film Festival, Rauma, Finland, August 21 - 23.
Chennai International Film Festival, Chennai, India, December 10 – 17.

Paris of the North (dir. Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurdsson):
Nordic Lights Film Festival, Seattle, USA, 15 - 18 January.
Göteborg Film Festival, Gothenburg, Sweden, 23 January - 2 February.
Cinematheque Francaise Air d´Islande, Paris, France, 23 January - 8 February. FIFE International Environmental Film Festival, Paris, France, 3 - 10 February.
Portland International Film Festival, Portland, USA, 5 - 21 February.
Nordic Glory Film Festival, Jyväskylä, Finland, 10 - 15 February.
Kosmorama - Trondheim International Film Festival, Trondheim, Norway, 2 - 8 March.
Ales Film Festival - Itinérances, Ales, France, 20 - 29 March.
CPH:PIX, Kaupmannahöfn, Denmark, 9 - 22 April.
Northern Lights Film Festival, various venues, Belarus, 20 – 27 April.
Seattle International Film Festival, Seattle, USA, 14 May - 7 June.
Transilvania International Film Festival, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 27 May – 5 June.
Scandinavian Film Festival, various venues, Australia, 8 - 29 July.
Icelandic Film Festival, Noida and Chennai, India, 13 – 14 August og 14 – 16 September.
Icelandic Film Days In Moscow, Moscow, Russia, 17 – 20 September.
Love & Anarchy – Helsinki International Film Festival, Helsinki, Finland, 17 – 27 September.
Culturescapes, Basel, Switzerland, 2 October – 30 November.
Comedy Cluj International Film Festival, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 16 – 25 October.
Chennai International Film Festival, Chennai, India, 10 – 17 December.

Playing With Balls (dir. Nanna Kristín Magnúsdóttir):

Göteborg Film Festival, Gothenburg, Sweden, 23 January - 2 February.
San Francisco International LGTBTQ Film Festival, San Francisco, USA, 18 – 28 June.
Love & Anarchy – Helsinki International Film Festival, Helsinki, Finland, 17 – 27 September.
Nordisk Panorama, Malmö, Sweden, 18 – 23 September.

The Pride of Strathmoor (dir. Einar Baldvin):
Slamdance, Park City, USA, January 23 – 29 Jury Prize for Best Animated Short.
Tehran International Animation Festival, Teheran, Iran, 8 – 12 March.
Glasgow Short Film Festival, Glasgow, Scotland, 11 – 15 March.
Holland Animation Film Festival, Utrecht, Holland, 18 – 22 March.
Florida Film Festival, Maitland, USA, April 10 – 19 Grand Jury Award for Best Animated Short.
Filmfest Dresden, Dresden, Germany, 14 – 19 April.
Minimalen Short Film Festival, Tromsø, Norway, 22 – 26 April.
Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film, Stuttgart, Germany, 5 – 10 May.
Transilvania International Film Festival, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 27 May – 5 June.
Animafest Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia, 9 – 14 June.
Sydney Film Festival, Sydney, Australia, 10 – 21 June.
Annecy International Animation Festival, Annecy, France, 15 – 20 June.
Melbourne International Animation Festival, Melbourne, Australia, 21 – 28 June.
Fest Anca International Animation Festival, Zilina, Slovakia, 24 – 28 June.
LISFF Wiz-Art, Lviv, Ukraine, 28 – 31 July.
Animix - Tel Aviv Animation Festival, Tel Aviv, Israel, 4 – 8 August.
The Shortlist - The Wrap's Online Short Film Festival, 4 – 18 August.
Animasivo Festival, Zamora, Mexico, August 19 – 22 Best International Short.
Fantoche International Animation Festival, Baden, Switzerland, September 2 – 5 New Talent Award.
Animanima, Cacak, Serbia, 10 - 13 September.
Nevada City Film Festival, Nevada City, USA, 10 – 13 September.
Nordisk Panorama, Malmo, Sweden, 18 – 23 September. Best Nordic Short.
Tacoma Film Festival, Tacoma, USA, 8 – 15 October.
Beirut Animated, Beirut, Lebanon, 18 – 22 October.
New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival, Chitose Hokkaido, Japan, 31 October – 3 November.
Animateka International Animated Film Festival, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 7 – 13 December.

A Pure Heart (dir. Grímur Hákonarson):
The Northern Film Festival, Leeuwarden, Holland, November 11 – 15.

Rainbow Party (dir. Eva Sigurdardóttir):
London Calling, London, England, 10 September. Won the London Calling award.
Reykjavík International Film Festival, Reykjavík, Iceland, 24 September – 4 October. Best Icelandic short film.
BFI London Film Festival, London, England, 7 – 18 October.

Rams (dir. Grímur Hákonarson):
Cannes Film Festival, Cannes, France, May 13 – 24. Un Certain Regard Prize.
Transilvania International Film Festival, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, May 27 – June 5. Special Jury Award, Audience Award.
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic, July 3 – 11.
New Zealand International Film Festival, Auckland, New Zealand, July 16 – August 5.
European Film Festival Palic, Palic, Serbia, July 18 – 24. Golden Tower for Best Film.
Telluride Film Festival, Telluride, USA, September 4 – 7.
Toronto International Film Festival, Toronto, Canada, September 10 – 20.
Love & Anarchy – Helsinki International Film Festival, Helsinki, Finland, September 17 – 27.
International Cinematographers' Film Festival Manaki Brothers, Bitola, Macedonia, September 18 – 27. Best European Film.
Zürich Film Festival, Zurich, Switzerland, September 24 – October 4. Golden Eye for Best Film.
Vancouver International Film Festival, September 24 – October 9.
Haifa International Film Festival, Haifa, Israel, September 26 – October 5.
Busan International Film Festival, Busan, South Korea, October 1 – 10.
Ulaanbaatar International Film Festival, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, 7 – 11 October.
Mozinet Film Days, Budapest, Hungary, October 8 – 11.
Film Fest Gent, Gent, Belgium, October 12 – 24.
Tofifest, Torun, Poland, October 18 – 25. Grand Prix Golden Angel for Best Film.
Sao Paulo International Film Festival, Sao Paulo, Brazil, October 22 – November 4.
Camerimage, Bydgoszcz, Poland, November 14 – 21. Silver Frog for DOP Sturla Brandth Grovlen.
Seminci - Valladolid International Film Festival, Valladolid, Spain, October 24 – 31. Golden Spike for Best Film, Pilar Miró Award for Best New Director, Youth Prize of the Official Section.
Molodist - Kiev International Film Festival, Kiev, Ukraine, October 24 – November 1.
Riga International Film Festival, Riga, Latvia, October 15 – 25. Jury's Special Mention.
Saint Jean-de-Luz International Film Festival, Saint Jean-de-Luz, France, October 6 – 10. Best Director.
Hamptons International Film Festival, Hamptons, USA, October 8 – 12. Best Narrative Feature.
Chicago International Film Festival, Chicago, USA, 15 – 29 October.
New Scandinavian Cinema Showcase, Portland, USA, 23 October – 1 November.
Leiden International Film Festival, Leiden, Holland, 30 October – 8 November.
Pau Film Festival, Pau, France, November 4 – 8. Bleu Beurn Audience Prize.
Nordic Filmdays Luebeck, Luebeck, Germany, November 4 – 8 Baltic Jury award for Best Nordic Narrative Feature.
Denver Film Festival, Denver, USA, November 4 – 15. Krzysztof Kieslowski Award for Best Feature Film.
AFI Fest, Hollywood, USA, 5 – 12 November.
Clique Film Fest, Almaty, Kazakhstan, 5 – 15 November.
Minsk International Film Festival - Listapad, Minsk, Belarus, November 6 – 13 Audience Award – Bronze Listapad, Minsk City Executive Committee Award.
Thessaloniki International Film Festival, Thessaloniki, Greece, November 6 – 15 Golden Alexander Theo Angelopoulos for Best Feature Film.
Cinema One Originals Festival, various venues, Philippines, 9 – 17 November.
Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival, Rehoboth Beach, USA, 11 – 15 November.
The Northern Film Festival, Leeuwarden, Holland, 11 – 15 November.
Ljubljana International Film Festival, Ljubljana, Slovenia, November 11 – 22 Kingfisher Award for Best Film.
Films in the Arava Desert, Arava, Israel, 12 – 21 November.
Zagreb Film Festival, Zagreb, Croatia, 14 – 22 November.
International Film Festival of India, Goa, India, 20 – 30 November.
Tbilisi Film Festival, Tbilisi, Georgia, 30 November – 6 December.
Kerala International Film Festival, Kerala, India, 4 – 11 December.
Algiers International Film Festival, Algeria, December. Grand Prize.

Reverse (dir. Gunnar Hansson, Davíd Óskar Ólafsson):
Comedy Cluj International Film Festival, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, October 16 – 25.
Scanorama, various venues, Lithuania, November 5 – 22.
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, Tallinn, Estonia, November 13 – 29.

Revolution Reykjavík (dir. Ísold Uggadóttir):
Culturescapes, Basel, Switzerland, 2 October – 30 November.

Rock in Reykjavík (dir. Fridrik Thór Fridriksson):
Eurosonic, Groningen, Holland, 14 - 17 January.

Rokland (dir. Marteinn Thórsson):
Blue Sea Film Festival, Rauma, Finland, 21 -23 August.

Salóme (dir. Yrsa Roca Fannberg):
Docpoint - Helsinki Documentary Film Festival, Helsinki, Finland, 27 January - 1 February.
Tartu World Film Festival, Tartu, Estonia, 14 - 21 March.
Millenium International Documentary Film Festival, Brussel, Belgium, 20 – 28 March.
L'Europe autour de l'Europe, Paris, France, 16 March – 15 April.
Balkankult Foundation, Belgrade, Serbia, 4 – 7 June.
Play-Doc International Documentary Film Festival, Tui, Spain, 22 – 26 April.

Screaming Masterpiece (dir. Ari Alexander Ergis Magnússon):
Eurosonic, Groningen, Holland, January 14 - 17.

Secret (dir. Jakob Halldórsson):
Nordic Filmdays Luebeck, Luebeck, Germany, 4 – 8 November.

Seven Boats (dir. Hlynur Pálmason):
Cinequest, San Jose, USA, 24 February - 8 March.
Vilnius Film Festival, Vilnius, Lithuania, 19 March - 2 April.

The Show of Shows: 100 Years of Vaudeville, Circuses and Carnivals (dir. Benedikt Erlingsson):
Sheffield Doc/Fest, Sheffield, England, 10 – 15 June. Opening film.
San Sebastián International Film Festival, Donostia-San Sebastián, Spain, 18 – 26 September.
Nantes British Film Festival, Nantes, France, December 9 - 13. Univerciné Jury Prize.

Sparrows (dir. Rúnar Rúnarsson):
Toronto International Film Festival, Toronto, Canada, 10 – 20 September.
San Sebastián International Film Festival, Donostia-San Sebastián, Spain, September 18 – 26. Golden Shell for Best Film.
Reykjavík International Film Festival, Reykjavík, Iceland, 24 September – 4 October.
Vancouver International Film Festival, 24 September – 9 October.
Nouveau Cinema Montreal, Montreal, Canada, 8 – 19 October.
Warsaw International Film Festival, Warsaw, Poland, October 9 – 18. Best Film in the 1-2 Competition.
Chicago International Film Festival, Chicago, USA, October 15 – 29. Silver Hugo award in the New Directors competition.
Tofifest, Torun, Poland, 18 – 25 October.
Sao Paulo International Film Festival, Sao Paulo, Brazil, October 22 – November 4. Best Fiction in the New Directors competition, Best Screenplay.
Molodist - Kiev International Film Festival, Kænugarði, Ukraine, 24 October – 1 November.
Braunschweig International Film Festival, Braunschweig, Germany, 2 – 8 November.
Nordic Filmdays Luebeck, Luebeck, Germany, 4 – 8 November.
Scanorama, various venues, Lithuania, 5 – 22 November.
Thessaloniki International Film Festival, Thessaloniki, Greece, November 6 – 15. Artistic Achievement Award.
Minsk International Film Festival - Listapad, Minsk, Belarus, 6 – 13 November.
Bratislava International Film Festival, Bratislava, Slovakia, 12 – 17 November. 286
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, Tallinn, Estonia, 13 – 29 November.
Zagreb Film Festival, Zagreb, Croatia, 14 – 22 November.
Kerala International Film Festival, Kerala, India, 4 – 11 December.
Les Arcs Film Festival, Les Arcs, France, December 12 – 19. Crystal Arrow for Best Film, Best Actor (Atli Óskar Fjalarsson), Best Cinematography (Sophia Olsson), Press Prize.

Spooks and Spirits (dir. Ágúst Gudmundsson):
Nordic Film Festival, Lúxemborg, 8 – 12 June.

Sub Rosa (dir. Thóra Hilmarsdóttir):
San Diego Film Festival, San Diego, USA, September 30 – October 4. Best Short Film.
Leuven International Short Film Festival, Leuven, Belgium, 27 November – 5 December.

TIME AND TIME AND AGAIN (dir. Ragnheidur Gestsdóttir, Markús Thór Andrésson):
Göteborg Film Festival, Gothenburg, Sweden, 23 January - 2 February.

Trapped (dir. Baltasar Kormákur, Baldvin Z, Óskar Thór Axelsson, Börkur Sigthórsson):
Toronto International Film Festival, Toronto, Canada, 10 – 20 September.
Rome Film Fest, Rome, Italy, 16 – 24 October.
Camerimage, Bydgoszcz, Poland, 14 – 21 November.

Trend Beacons (dir. Örn Marinó Arnarson, Thorkell S. Hardarson):
Nikolai Biograf og Café, Kolding, Denmark, 15 – 20 April.
Planete+ Doc Film Festival Against Gravity, Warsaw and Wroclaw, Poland, 9 – 18 May.
Documentary Edge Festival, 20 May – 1 June.

Virgin Mountain (dir. Dagur Kári):
Berlin International Film Festival, Berlin, Germany, February 5 - 15.
Istanbul Film Festival, Istanbul, Turkey, April 4 – 19.
CPH PIX, Copenhagen, Denmark, April 9 – 22. Politiken's Audience Award.
Tribeca Film Festival, New York, USA, April 11 – 26. Best Narrative Feature, Best Screenplay (Dagur Kári), Best Actor (Gunnar Jónsson).
Seattle International Film Festival, Seattle, USA, May 14 – June 7.
Transilvania International Film Festival, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, May 27 – June 5.
Art Film Fest, Bratislava, Slovakia, June 19 – 26.
Moscow International Film Festival, Moscow, Russia, June 19 – 26.
Taipei Film Festival, Taipei, Taiwan, June 26 – July 17.
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic, July 3 – 11.
Jerusalem International Film Festival, Jerusalem, Israel, July 9 – 19.
Motovun Film Festival, Motovun, Croatia, July 25 – 29. Special Mention for a Lead Actor (Gunnar Jónsson).
Traverse City Film Festival, Traverse City, USA, July 28 – August 2.
Sarajevo Film Festival, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, August 14 – 22. Closing film.
The Norwegian International Film Festival Haugesund, Haugesund, Norway, August 15 – 21.
Sakhalin International Film Festival, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia, August 21 – 28.
Love & Anarchy – Helsinki International Film Festival, Helsinki, Finland, September 17 – 27.
Icelandic Film Days In Moscow, Moscow, Russia, September 17 – 20.
Culturescapes, Basel, Switzerland, October 2 – November 30.
BFI London Film Festival, London, England, October 7 – 18.
Hamptons International Film Festival, Hamptons, USA, October 8 – 12.
Mill Valley Film Festival, Mill Valley, USA, October 8 – 18.
Adelaide Film Festival, Adelaide, Australia, October 15 – 25.
Sao Paulo International Film Festival, Sao Paulo, Brazil, October 22 – November 4.
New Scandinavian Cinema Showcase, Portland, USA, October 23 – November 1.
Seminci - Valladolid International Film Festival, Valladolid, Spain, October 24 – 31. Best Actor (Gunnar Jónsson).
Nordic Council Film Prize, Reykjavík, Iceland, October 27. Nordic Council Film Prize for Best Nordic Film.
Mumbai International Film Festival, Mumbai, India, October 29 – November 5.
Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, October 30 – November 7.
Leiden International Film Festival, Leiden, Holland, October 30 – November 8.
Nordic Filmdays Luebeck, Luebeck, Germany, November 4 – 8. Luebecker Nachrichten Audience Prize, Interfilm Church Prize, honorable mention for Gunnar Jónsson's performance.
Denver Film Festival, Denver, USA, November 4 – 15.
Scanorama, various venues, Lithuania, November 5 – 22.
Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, Fort Lauderdale, USA, November 6 – 22.
Arras International Film Festival, Arras, France, November 6 – 15. Best Film, Special Mention for Best Actor (Gunnar Jónsson).
The Northern Film Festival, Leeuwarden, Holland, November 11 – 15.
Cairo International Film Festival, Cairo, Egypt, November 13 – 19. Best Director.
Stockholm International Film Festival, Stockholm, Sweden, November 11 – 22.
Ljubljana International Film Festival, Ljubljana, Slovenia, November 11 – 22.
Films in the Arava Desert, Arava, Israel, November 12 – 21.
Kolkata International Film Festival, Kolkata, India, November 14 – 21.
International Film Festival of India, Goa, India, November 20 – 30.
Marrakech International Film Festival, Marrakech, Morocco, December 4 – 12. Best Actor (Gunnar Jónsson).
Chennai International Film Festival, Chennai, India, December 10 – 17.

Vive la France (dir. Helgi Felixson, Titti Johnson):
FIFO Pacific International Documentary Film Festival, Tahiti, 31 January – 8 February.
One World International Human Rights Festival, Prague, Czech Republic, 9 – 18 March.
Festival-Oiseau-Nature, France, 11 – 19 April.
Human Rights Arts & Film Festival, Melbourne, Australia, 7 – 12 May.

Volcano (dir. Rúnar Rúnarsson):
Icelandic Film Festival, Noida and Chennai, India, August 13 – 14 and September 14 – 16.
Culturescapes, Basel, Switzerland, October 2 – November 30.
Chennai International Film Festival, Chennai, India, December 10 – 17.

Whale Valley (dir. Gudmundur Arnar Gudmundsson):
El Corto del Año, Madrid, Spain, 5 – 16 January. Winner of 500 festival inscriptions (a distribution award).
Nordic Lights Film Festival, Seattle, USA, 15 - 18 January.
Nordic Delight Festival, Utrecht, Holland, 17 January.
Scandinavian Film Festival LA, Los Angeles, USA, 17 - 25 January.
Kustendorf International Film and Music Festival, Belgrad, Serbia, 21 - 26 January. Bronze Egg.
Amarcort, Rimini, Italy, 30 March.
Hill Country Film Festival, Fredericksburg, USA, 30 April – 3 May.
Film Hafizasi Thematic Night – Best of Cannes, Turkey, 1 May.
Mizzica Film Festival, Italy, 11 – 16 May. Main Prize.
Caserta Independent Film Festival - Cinema dal Basso, Caserta, Italy, 18 – 20 May. Main Prize.
ANTITUBE - Panorama des Cinemas du Present, Québec, Canada, 20 May – 3 June.
Brooklyn Film Festival, New York, USA, 29 May – 7 June. Certificate of Outstanding Achievement for a Male Actor (Ágúst Örn B. Wigum).
One Shot Short Film Festival, Yerevan, Armeníu, 3 – 10 June.
Lake Como Film Festival, Como, Italy, 3 June – 30 July.
Certamen de Cortometrajes por Caracoles, Sevilla, Spain, 15 – 20 June. 160
International Festival of Local Televisions, Kosice, Slovakia, 17 – 20 June.
Festival Internacional de Cine Rural Carlos Velo, Spain, 26 – 27 June. Best Fiction.
Basta Fest, Bajina Basta, Serbia, 2 – 5 July.
Festival Joven de Cortometrajes de Huétor Vega, Spain, 10 July. Second Prize, Special Mention for Best Actor (Ágúst Örn B. Wigum), Special Mention for Best Screenplay (Gudmundur Arnar Gudmundsson).
OpenEyes Filmfest Marburg, Marburg, Germany, 16 – 19 July.
Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente de Elche, Elche, Spain, 17 - 24 July. European Prize for Best Short Film.
Cortosplash, Italy, 23 - 25 July. Special Mention of the Jury.
Festival Internacional de Curtmetrages Mas Sorrer, Gualta, Spain, 31 July – 2 August.
Muestra Nacional de Cine Independiente Otros Cines, San Nicolás, Argentina, 1 – 31 August.
Mostremp Cinema Rural, Spain, 1 – 31 August. Main Prize.
Lucania Film Festival, Pisticci, Italy, 10 – 13 August.
Festival Europeo de Cortometrajes Villamayor de Cine, Spain, 12 – 15 August.
Portland Rising Film Festival, Portland, USA, 14 – 15 August.
Cebu International Film Festival, Philippines, 17 – 21 August. Special Jury Mention.
Festival Brasil de Cinema Internacional, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 18 – 22 August.
Avvantura Film Festival Zadar, Zadar, Croatia, 20 – 26 August. Best Short Film.
Lessinia Film Festival, Bosco Chiesanuova, Italy, 22 – 30 August. Jury Prize of the Montorio Prison.
Muestra de Cine de Ascaso, Spain, 25 – 29 August.
Rahway Film Festival, New Jersey, USA, 28 – 30 August.
CineFringe Film Festival, various venues, UK, 30 August.
Portobello Film Festival, London, England, 1 September.
Kraljevski Film Festival, Kraljevo, Serbia, 2 – 5 September.
Festival Internacional de Curtametraxes de Bueu, Bufu (Pontevedra), Spain, 7 – 12 September.
Chefchaouen International Film Festival, Chefchaouen, Morocco, 9 - 13 September. Second Prize.
Batumi International Art-House Film Festival, Batumi, Georgia, 13 - 20 September.
International Cinematographers' Film Festival Manaki Brothers, Bitola, Makedóníu,18 – 27 September.
North Carolina Film Award, USA, 19 September. Founder's Laurels.
Full Bloom Film Festival, Statesville, USA, 24 – 26 September.
Great Lakes International Film Festival, Erie, USA, 24 September – 18 October.
Kinofest International Digital Film Festival, Bucharest, Romania, 25 – 27 September.
Riurau Film Festival, Xàbia (Alacant), Spain, 25 – 27 September. Best Cinematography (Gunnar Audunn Jóhannsson).
Trani Film Festival, Trani, Italy, 28 – 30 September. Jury Prize.
Festival Internacional de Cine de Dosquebradas, Dosquebradas, Colombia, 29 September - 3 October.
Festival Internacional Del Cortometraje, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1 – 16 October.
Festival Internacional de Cine de Puerto Madryn, Puerto Madryn, Argentina, 1 - 4 October. Special Mention of the Jury.
Festifreak, Argentina, 2 – 11 October.
Filmfest Eberswalde – Provinziale, Germany. 3 – 10 October. Short Film Jury Prize.
Festival de Cine de Pamplona, Pamplona, Spain, 6 - 10 October.
Nonèmaitroppo Corto, Argentina, 6 - 10 October. Best Actor (Ágúst Örn B. Wigum), Best Cinematography (Gunnar Audunn Jóhannsson).
Brno 16, Brno, Czech Republic, 14 – 17 October.
Int. FRONTALE Film Festival, Austria, 14 – 17 October. Best Short Film.
Arlington International Film Festival, Arlington, USA, 15 – 22 October.
Festival de Cine de Madrid, Madrid, Spain, 16 – 25 October.
La imagen de los Pueblo, Ecuador, 16 October – 28 November.
International Short Film Festival FIC (ESMI), Bella Vista and San Miguel, Argentina, 16 October.
Festival de Cine de Santander, Santander, Spain, 17 - 24 October. Best Fiction Short Film.
Uppsala International Short Film Festival, Uppsala, Sweden, 19 – 25 October.
Festival Internacional de Jovenes Realizadores de Granada, Granada, Spain, 19 - 25 October. Best International Short Film.
Muestra Internacional de Cine Independiente Surmic, Síle, 20 - 30 October.
Alternative Film Festival and Community – „The Image of the People“, Ecuador, 23 October.
Konstanzer Kurz Film Spiele, Germany, 24 - 25 October.
Cambuquira Short Film Festival, Cambuquira, Brazil, 30 October - 8 November.
Kalpanirjhar Foundation, Kolkata, India, 2 - 6 November.
Shaan-e-awadh International Film Festival, India, 5 - 8 November.
24fps International Short Film Festival, Abilene, USA, 6 - 7 November. Grand Jury Prize.
Rendezvous with Madness Film Festival, Toronto, Canada, 6 - 14 November.
Tehran Short Film Festival, Teheran, Iran, 11 - 17 November.
Linea d'Ombra-Festival Culture Giovani, Salerno, Italy, 11 - 14 November.
EyeCatcher International Film Festival, McAlester, USA, 12 - 15 November.
Festival de Cine de Villa de Leyva, Colombia, 13 - 16 November.
Festival Icaro, Guatemala, 20 - 28 November.
Enkarzine, Zalla, Spain, 23 – 28 November.
Magma International Short Film Festival, Acireale, Italy, 25 - 28 November.
Cinemaforum Film Festival, Warsaw, Poland, 25 - 29 November.
Festival Internacional de Cine de Cartagena, Cartagena, Spain, 29 November - 5 December. Best Director.
Festival Tous Courts, Aix-en-Provence, France, 30 November - 5 December.
Grand OFF, Warsaw, Poland, 1 - 5 December.
The Santa Fe Film Festival, Santa Fe, USA, 2 - 6 December.
International Festival of Creativity, Innovation & Digital Culture (Espacio), Spain, 3 - 7 December.
Family Film Project, Porto, Portúgal, 8 – 12 December.

XL (dir. Marteinn Þórsson):
Nordischer Filmklub des Kulturhus Berlin, Berlin, Germany, 18 February.
Northern Lights, Sofíu, Bulgaria, 24 September – 1 October.

You and Me (dir. Ása Helga Hjörleifsdóttir):
Nordisk Panorama, Malmö, Sweden, 18 – 23 September.
Nordic Filmdays Luebeck, Luebeck, Germany, 4 – 8 November.
Brest European Short Film Festival, Brest, France, 10 – 15 November. Regional Council of Brittany award for a European film.

Zelos (dir. Thóranna Sigurdardóttir):
Palm Springs International Shortfest, Palm Springs, USA, June 16 – 22. Alexis Award for Best Emerging Student Filmmaker, second place in the Student Live Action Short 15 Minutes and Under category.
LISFF Wiz-Art, Lviv, Ukraine, 28 – 31 July.
Flickers: Rhode Island International Film Festival, Providence, USA, August 4 – 9. First Prize Vortex in the Sci-fi & Fantasy category.
Montreal World Film Festival – Student Festival, Montreal, Canada, August 29 – September 2. Best Experimental Production.
Nordisk Panorama, Malmö, Sweden, 18 – 23 September.
Reykjavík International Film Festival, Reykjavík, Iceland, 24 September – 4 October.
The Femmina International Film Festival, Verdal, Norway, 23 – 24 October.
Trieste Science+Fiction, Trieste, Italy, 3 – 8 November.
Napa Valley Film Festival, Napa, USA, 11 – 15 November.

Those Who Dare (dir. Ólafur Rögnvaldsson)
EstDocs, Toronto, Canada, October 15 – 20. Audience Award for Best Film.
Nordic Filmdays Luebeck, Luebeck, Germany, November 4 – 8. Honourable Mention.

 

ICELANDIC FILM FOCUSES 2015:

 

Taste of Iceland - Icelandic Film Festival, Boston, USA, 14 March.

Come to Harm (2011) (dir. Börkur Sigthórsson),

Revolution Reykjavík (2011) (dir. Ísold Uggadóttir),

Dawn (2012) (dir. Valdimar Jóhannsson),

No Homo (2012) (dir. Gudni Líndal Benediktsson),

Sker (2013) (dir. Eythór Jóvinsson),

In Search of Livingstone (2014) (dir. Vera Sölvadóttir).

 

Iceland Sounds & Sagas, Turku, Finland, 13 April – 15 May:

Noi the Albino (2003) (dir. Dagur Kári),

Either Way (2011) (dir. Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurdsson),

Black‘s Game (2012) (dir. Óskar Thór Axelsson),

Metalhead (2013) (dir. Ragnar Bragason),

XL (2013) (dir. Marteinn Thórsson),

Paris of the North (2014) (dir. Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurdsson),

Life in a Fishbowl (2014) (dir. Baldvin Z).

 

Icelandic Film Festival, Nuuk, Greenland,  15 - 17 May:

White Night Wedding (2008) (dir. Baltasar Kormákur),

Jitters (2010) (dir. Baldvin Z),

The Grandad (2014) (dir. Bjarni Haukur Thórsson),

The Biggest Rescue (2014) (dir. Bragi Thór Hinriksson),

Graves & Bones (2014) (dir. Anton Sigurdsson),

Paris of the North (2014) (dir. Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson),

Life in a Fishbowl (2014) (dir. Baldvin Z).

 

Icelandic Film Festival, Noida og Chennai, India, 13 – 14 August og 14 – 16 September.

Volcano (2011) (dir. Rúnar Rúnarsson),

The Deep (2012) (dir. Baltasar Kormákur),

Of Horses and Men (2013) (dir. Benedikt Erlingsson),

Metalhead (2013) (dir. Ragnar Bragason),

Paris of the North (2014) (dir. Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurdsson),

Life in a Fishbowl (2014) (dir. Baldvin Z).

 

Taste of Iceland, Denver, USA, 24 – 26 September.

In a Heartbeat (2010) (dir. Karolina Lewicka),

Bon Appétit (2011) (dir. Helena Stefánsdóttir),

Sonnet of Delirium (2011) (dir. Una Lorenzen),

Kría (2011) (dir. Dögg Mósesdóttir),

Good Night (2012) (dir. Muriel d'Ansembourg),

You Have to Look Good (2013) (dir. Alma Ómarsdóttir),

The Last Thing  (2013) (dir. Harpa Fönn Sigurjónsdottir),

Holding Hands for 74 Years (2013) (dir. Sigríður Þóra Ásgeirsdóttir),

We Are Weather (2013) (dir. María Kjartans),

In Search of Livingstone (2014) (dir. Vera Sölvadóttir).

 

Culturescapes, Basel, Switzerland, 2 October – 30 November:

Dreamland (2009) (dir. Thorfinnur Gudnason, Andri Snær Magnason),

Got Water? (2010) (dir. Haraldur Sigurjónsson),

Volcano (2011) (dir. Rúnar Rúnarsson),

Little Cosmonaut (2011) (dir. Ari Alexander Ergis Magnússon),

Revolution Reykjavík (2011) (dir. Ísold Uggadóttir),

Ferox (2013) (dir. Thórómar Jónsson),

Ártún (2014) (dir. Gudmundur Arnar Gudmundsson),

Paris of the North (2014) (dir. Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurdsson),

Virgin Mountain (2015) (dir. Dagur Kári).

 

Festival Tous Courts, Aix-en-Provence, France, 30 November – 5 December.

The Last Farm (2004) (dir. Rúnar Rúnarsson),

Family Reunion (2006) (dir. Ísold Uggadóttir),

Wrestling (2007) (dir. Grímur Hákonarson),

Rattlesnakes (2007) (dir. Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson),

Thanks (2007) (dir. Benedikt Erlingsson),

2 Birds (2008) (dir. Rúnar Rúnarsson),

Utopia (2010) (dir. Lars Emil Árnason),

Whale Valley (2013) (dir. Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson),

Ártún (2014) (dir. Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson),

Gone (2014) (dir. Vera Sölvadóttir),

Chum (2014) (dir. Jörundur Ragnarsson),

In Search of Livingstone (2014) (dir. Vera Sölvadóttir).


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