Tag Archives: Iceland


2016 Sundance Film Festival Interview: Grímur Hákonarsson (Rams)

2016 Sundance Film Festival Interview: Grímur Hákonarsson (Rams)

After it won the “Un Certain Regard” section at Cannes last year, “Rams,” the latest film from Icelandic director Grímur Hákonarsson, made a stop at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival.  The story features two sheep farming brothers who haven’t spoken to each other in 40 years, yet live as neighbors in an isolated Iceland valley.

New Directors/New Films Interview: Benedikt Erlingsson (Writer/Direcor: ‘Of Horses & Men’)

‘Of Horses & Men‘, the debut feature by celebrated stage director Benedikt Erlingsson announces the arrival of an innovative new cinematic voice. Set almost exclusively outdoors amid stunning Icelandic landscapes, the film features in equal parts a cast of exquisite short-legged Icelandic horses and human characters—including the terrific Ingvar E. Sigurdsson and Charlotte Bøving as

Icelandic Award Winning ‘XL’ Release FREE on HULU

A no-holds barred portrait of the corruption that sank Iceland’s economy a few years ago, ‘XL’ follows the adventures of politician Leif Sigurdarson (Olafur Darri Olafsson). Party hound, boozer, womanizer, ex-family man, Leif is sent to rehab by his friend, the prime minister. On his last night before rehab he throws a goodbye party for

Philosophical Travelogue ‘I SEND YOU THIS PLACE’ Opens @ reRun Theater In Conjunction With Seed&Spark Cinema Day-and-Date Release – June 7, 2013

Part memoir, part travelogue, part philosophical rumination, ‘I SEND YOU THIS PLACE‘ tells the story of a young woman whose wanderlust sparks an unexpected spiritual transformation. Andrea leaves her familiar life in Ohio and, accompanied by her new husband and filmmaking partner Pete, journeys to austere, exotic Iceland. There, Andrea encounters a landscape unlike anything

Interview: Vala Halldorsdottir (Co-Director – ‘The Startup Kids’)

Behind the technology entrepreneurship documentary ‘The Startup Kids‘  are two Icelandic entrepreneurs with a passion for business and innovation. With an aim to motivate young people towards entrepreneurship, as well as meeting and learning from other entrepreneurs around the world, they grabbed a (now accessible and practical) camera and traveled around the U.S. and Europe,