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214 articles available in total starting from 19/09/2002. Last article published on 21/09/2020.

Review: The Garden

Review: The Garden

Seven years after Metalhead, Ragnar Bragason returns to Toronto with the big-screen version of his own 2012 stage play  

21/09 | Toronto 2020 | Industry Selects

Review: The Last Fishing Trip

Review: The Last Fishing Trip

It’s “same hangover, different country” in the inebriated feature debut of Icelandic duo Þorkell S. Harðarson and Örn Marinó Arnarson  

20/08 | Haugesund 2020

Hrönn Sveinsdóttir  • Distributor, Bíó Paradís

Interview: Hrönn Sveinsdóttir • Distributor, Bíó Paradís

“There was a big response from the community and Bíó Paradís will be reopening this September”

We spoke to Hrönn Sveinsdóttir, managing director of Iceland’s only arthouse cinema Bíó Paradís and its distribution company, about their current situation  

14/07 | /Iceland

Ingibjörg Halldórsdóttir  • Co-founder, IceDocs Iceland Documentary Film Festival

Interview: Ingibjörg Halldórsdóttir • Co-founder, IceDocs Iceland Documentary Film Festival

“We are just going to show our audience the world”

Cineuropa met up with Ingibjörg Halldórsdóttir, co-founder of the Akranes-based Iceland Documentary Film Festival, who is busy preparing its second edition  

09/07 | IceDocs 2020

Brúsi Ólason  • Director of Dalia

Interview: Brúsi Ólason • Director of Dalia

“Getting a healthy dose of a European point of view on the film industry was just what the doctor ordered”

Icelandic director Brúsi Ólason talked to us about his short film Dalia, which will screen as part of this year’s EFP Future Frames  

09/07 | Future Frames 2020

Tinna Hrafnsdóttir's Quake in post-production

Tinna Hrafnsdóttir's Quake in post-production

The film, written by the director herself, is based on a best-selling novel by Audur Jónsdóttir, one of the most accomplished writers in Iceland  

01/07 | Production | Funding | Iceland

Long live the “Fresh Flesh” at the Marché du Film

Long live the “Fresh Flesh” at the Marché du Film

CANNES 2020: Forget Nordic noir – for the rising genre filmmakers from the North, it’s all about folklore these days  

26/06 | Cannes 2020 | Marché du Film

Scandinavian Films’ first webinar explores new shooting strategies in the time of COVID-19

Scandinavian Films’ first webinar explores new shooting strategies in the time of COVID-19

CANNES 2020: The Marché du Film webinar, entitled “Pandemic Production: Lessons Learned in the Nordics”, saw the participation of four filmmakers from the region  

26/06 | Cannes 2020 | Marché du Film

Stefanía Thors  • Director of The School of Housewives

Interview: Stefanía Thors • Director of The School of Housewives

“We don’t give ourselves time to just do things any more”

We talked to Reykjavik-born director Stefanía Thors about The School of Housewives, the titular old educational institution and how it aroused her curiosity  

26/05 | Hot Docs 2020

Series review: Cold Courage

Series review: Cold Courage

It takes a while to warm up to Agneta Fagerström-Olsson and Kadir Balci’s new series, and not just because of its Nordic roots  

20/05 | Series | Reviews | Finland/Belgium/Ireland/Iceland

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