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Interviews with Icelandic filmmakers at the Berlinale - videos

The 72nd Berlin International Film Festival took place from February 10 – 20. A total of four Icelandic titles were selected for the official program. Below you will find interviews with the Icelandic filmmakers at the Berlinale talking to Wendy Mitchell about their films.  

Black Sands - Baldvin Z and Hördur Rúnarsson

The TV series Black Sands had its international premiere in the Berlinale Series section of the Berlinale. Baldvin Z, director, and Hördur Rúnarsson, producer, talk about their Berlinale experience.

Black Sands

Beautiful Beings - Gudmundur Arnar Gudmundsson

The feature film, Beautiful Beings, had its world premiere in the Panorama section of the Berlinale. The film won the Europa Cinemas Label prize as Best European film. Here you'll find the interview with director Gudmundur Arnar Gudmundsson talking about Beautiful Beings

Beautiful Beings

Nest - Hlynur Pálmason and Ída Mekkín Hlynsdóttir

The short film, Nest, had its world premiere in the Berlinale Special section of the Berlinale. Director Hlynur Pálmason and actress Ída Mekkín Hlynsdóttir talk about their film in the interview below. 


Against the Ice - Baltasar Kormákur and Peter Flinth

The feature film, Against the Icehad its world premiere in the Berlinale Special Gala section of the Berlinale. Producer Baltasar Kormákur and director Peter Flinth talk about Against the Ice in the interview below.

Against the Ice

To see more interviews with Nordic filmmakers at the Berlinale 2022, visit the Scandinavian Films' Youtube page and Facebook