International awards for Icelandic films in 2021

Features:

Lamb (dir. Valdimar Jóhannsson)

Received the Prize of Originality in the Un Certain Regard program at the 74th Cannes Film Festival. The festival took place this from July 6–17.

Documentaries:

A Song Called Hate (dir. Anna Hildur)

Won the Best Long Play Music Documentary Award at Seeyousound Music Film Festival, which took place from February 19 - 25 in Italy. 

Won the Best Nordic Documentary Award at Oslo Pix, which took place from May 31 - June 10 in a hybrid version.

Lobster Soup (dir. Pepe Andreu and Rafael Molés)

Was awarded the CGIL Prize for the Close Up - La Sortie de l'Usine for best documentary at Bergamo Film Meeting. The festival took place from April 24 - May 2.

Shorts:

August Sky (dir. Jasmin Tenucci)

Received a Special Mention from the short film jury in the category Short Film Palme d'Or at the the 74th Cannes Film Festival, which took place this from July 6–17.

Dalía (dir. Brúsi Ólason)

Received a Special Jury Prize at the Euregion Film Festival which took place from March 1 - 7 in the Netherlands. 

Kitchen by Measure (dir. Atli Arnarson and Sólrún Ylfa Ingimarsdóttir)

Won the Shortfish at the Stockfish Film Festival's short film competition. The festival took place from May 20 - 30.

Sealskin (dir. Ugla Hauksdóttir)

Won Best International Fiction at Leiria Film Fest. The festival took place from May 27 - 30 in Portugal.

Won Best Original Soundtrack at Dieciminuti Film Festival. The festival took place from August 3 - 7 in Italy. 


Festivals & Awards