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Kanari wins award at Aspen Shortfest

Erlendur Sveinsson's short film, Kanari, won the Vimeo Staff Pick Award at the 28th Aspen Shortsfest which ran April 2 - 7. 

Ian Durkin, Senior Curator at Vimeo, who presented this year's Staff Pick Award, states: “The winner of the Vimeo Staff Pick award and $2,500 goes to a film that puts you in the passenger seat of a story filled with gut wrenching loss. With incredible performances and direction that keeps you on your toes, I'm pleased to give the Vimeo Staff Pick award to the film Kanari from director Erlendur Sveinsson.” 

About Kanari:

Vala and Benni are on the road and struggle to find a mutual purpose in their new destination. 

The film is now available on Vimeo: