Work in Progress

Shorts

Mother Melancholia

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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Cow

Thórey Mjallhvít H. Ómarsdóttir

Margrét, a middle-aged office worker, wakes to see cows walking around downtown Reykjavík. When she arrives at her office, she realizes that she’s the only one who can see them. Chaos ensues when a cow appears in the cafeteria.

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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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Eyes closed

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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We the Lightnings

Kristín Björk Kristjánsdóttir

Núa burns through her last drops of gasoline to get to a sanctuary at the end of the road where powerhouses, musicians and mystics have gathered for a letting go ritual.

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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 Thór Hafsteinsson

Davíd is a young, ambitious chef who works in an Icelandic fine-dining restaurant. He offers to fill in as 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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