Hlynur Pálmason

Hlynur Pálmason


Hlynur Pálmason started out as a visual artist and evolved his career later into filmmaking by pursuing an education at the Danish National Film School, which he graduated from in 2013 with the award-winning short A Painter. Pálmason‘s feature debut Winter Brothers had its world premiere in the main competition of the Locarno Film Festival in 2017, where it won 4 awards. Since then it has been sold to over 20 territories and continued its festival success, winning over 30 awards. A White, White Day is his second feature film.


2019 - A White, White Day
2017 - Winter Brothers
2014 - Seven Boats (Short)
2013 - A Painter (Short)
2012 - A Day or Two (Short)

Hlynur Pálmason's films at RIFF
A White, White Day
A Glimpse of Iceland in EFA
Year: 2019
In a remote Icelandic town, an off-duty police chief begins to suspect a local man to have...