Work in Progress

Shorts

Flowers to the bone

Kristín Björk Kristjánsdóttir

A woman surrenders her contra bass into a massive waterfall. After the ritual a new, softer way of life starts opening up for her with love and creativity as her compass.

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Concord

Kristín Eysteinsdóttir

Sigga, an Icelandic artist, is performing abroad at a high end party. Afterwards she goes to the hotel bar to relax and runs into an Icelandic flight crew there on a stopover. Sigga decides to party with them but at the end of the evening the pilot assaults her. When she finally manages to escape from his room, the flight attendants arrive and decide to clean up the mess.

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My Promised Land

Siggi Kjartan

After the young singer Björk performs at the notorious US Marine-run Camp Tripoli, she heads into the night and falls prey to the authoritarian youth surveillance unit and pure-bread Icelandic bigotry.

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My mom, the crazy

Garpur I. Elísabetarson

Grímur is an 11 year old boy trying to live his normal life. But his reality is nothing close to normal. His mom is bi-polar and too busy trying to safe the world rather than rasing Grímur. But when she is forced into a mental hospital Grímur gets a change of a normal life. 

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HEX

Katrín Helga Andrésdóttir

An avant-garde absurd short film saturated with horror. A child witnesses her home being invaded by bimbo-looking witches through the lense of a DV camera. She is scared but her mother watches passively as things get out of hand.

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Invasion of Nature

Gunnur Martinsdóttir Schlüter

A bird hits a café window, disrupting the customers. A woman faces a decision on whether to ignore nature or euthanize the bird.

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Drink My Life

Marzibil Sæmundardóttir

Steini is a recovering alcoholic who quit drinking when he had a son with his girlfriend. He works two jobs to make ends meet but when he's fired from one of his jobs, he goes on a journey with a dangerous dance partner. 

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Surprise

Kolfinna Nikulásdóttir

On Hildur's birthday, Ragnar blindfolds her to take her on a surprise trip. To ease her boyfriend she decides to endure the spooky gesture. A lover's fight in an active thermal area that simulates hell, gives her a new sight on the relationship.

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Chasing Birds

Una Lorenzen

Table is a hand-drawn animated film about a parallel universe; a long square with four groups of people who all live separate realities around it.

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Chef de Partie

Ágúst Þór Hafsteinsson

Davíd is a young, ambitious chef who works in an Icelandic fine-dining restaurant. He is offered to fill in as a pan cook to prove himself to the head chef, Heimir, who's known for his irrational demands for perfection. Heimir pushes Davíd to the brink of his abilities and his sanity.

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