Árni Ólafur Ásgeirsson

Director

Árni Ólafur Ásgeirsson was a graduate of the Polish National Film School. His first feature film in 2006, entitled “Thicker than Water”, made it in the official selection at Toronto and was in competition at many prestige festivals around the world. His second film “BRIM” (e. “Undercurrent”) came out in 2010, nominated for numerous prizes around the world. Árni ́s third film, the 3D animated feature “Ploey –You Never Fly Alone” had a global theatre release in over 50 countries. Árni was active in the film community and worked both as a screenwriter and director of fiction and TV commercials.

Filmography

Árni Ólafur Ásgeirsson's films at RIFF
Thicker Than Water
Homage to Árni Ólafur Ásgeirsson
Year: 2006
Pétur is an affluent opthalmologist, happily married and expecting another child. His idyllic existence gets turned on...
Ploey - You Never Fly Alone
Homage to Árni Ólafur Ásgeirsson
Year: 2017
Ploey, a plover chick, is flightless when his kind migrates to the southern hemisphere. He has to...
Undercurrent
Homage to Árni Ólafur Ásgeirsson
Year: 2010
A young woman signs on as a sailor on a fishing boat and gets the cold shoulder...
Wolka
Homage to Árni Ólafur Ásgeirsson, Icelandic Panorama
Year: 2021
A 32-year-old Polish woman breaks parole, after serving fifteen years in prison for homicide, and travels to...

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