Icelandic films at festivals and Icelandic film focuses 2018

Icelandic films at festivals 2018


In 2018 a total of 63 Icelandic films were selected for international film festivals and 11 Icelandic film focuses. They won a total of 58 international awards.


And Breathe NormallyÍsold Uggadóttir


ÁrtúnGudmundur Arnar Gudmundsson



AtelierElsa María Jakobsdóttir


Beyond StrengthBaldvin Z



BúiInga Lísa Middleton


CrueltyAnton Sigurdsson


CubsNanna Kristín Magnúsdóttir


CutEva Sigurdardóttir


Deep, TheBaltasar Kormákur


Falcons, TheBragi Thór Hinriksson


FootstepsHannes Thór Arason



Good Heart, TheDagur Kári



Happily Never AfterNanna Kristín Magnúsdóttir




HeartstoneGudmundur Arnar Gudmundsson



Homecoming, TheBjörn Hlynur Haraldsson



In TouchPawel Ziemilski

  • IDFA

    Amsterdam, November 14 - 25


Inside a VolcanoSævar Gudmundsson


I Remember YouÓskar Thór Axelsson

IslandiaEydís Eir Björnsdóttir

  • Austin Film FestivalTexas, USA, October 25 - November 1
  • Northern WaveRif, Iceland, October 26 - 28

La ChanaLucija Stojevic



Let Me FallBaldvin Z


MihkelAri Alexander Ergis Magnússon



MundaTinna Hrafnsdóttir


Oath, TheBaltasar Kormákur


Out of Thin AirDylan Howitt


PloeyÁrni Ólafur Ásgeirsson


ReykjavikÁsgrímur Sverrisson


RiftErlingur Óttar Thoroddsen


SalvationThóra Hilmarsdóttir


Stella BlómkvistÓskar Thór Axelsson


Summer ChildrenGudrún Ragnarsdóttir


Swan, TheÁsa Helga Hjörleifsdóttir


Thick SkinErlendur Sveinsson

ViktoríaBrúsi Ólason

  • Stockfish Film FestivalReykjavík, March 1 - 10
  • Toronto International Film FestivalCanada, September 6 - 16
  • Nordisk PanoramaSweden, September 20 - 25



Virgin MountainDagur Kári


VulturesBörkur Sigþórsson


Under the treeHafsteinn Gunnar Sigurdsson


Whale ValleyGudmundur Arnar Gudmundsson


Winter Brothers Hlynur Pálmason


Woman at WarBenedikt Erlingsson


2 birdsRúnar Rúnarsson


690 VopnafjordurKarna Sigurdardottir

Icelandic Film Focuses 2018

Nordatlantiske FilmdageCopenhagen, Denmark, March 1 - 8

Icelandic Cultural WeekIndia, March 9 - 16

Titanic Film FestivalBudapest, Hungary, April 4 - 13

Gamleby filmfestivalSweden, April 13-14


Isländska FilmdagarStockholm, Sweden, September 14 - 16

SCHLINGEL International Children's Film FestivalGermany, October 1 - 7

Phillips Collection Washington - Nordic EdgeUSA, November 1 - 4

Scanorama European Film ForumLithuania, November 8 - 25

Bíódagar, Islandsk Film - Før og NuCopenhagen, November 9 - 26

Island Filmtage

Bremen, Germany November 15 - 18 

Icelandic Film Focus in ChinaChina, November 30 - December 6

Arctic OpenArkhangelsk, December 6 - 9




Festivals & Awards