Werner Herzog 2017


Don't miss the Business Days 2024! Tune in from October 2nd to 6th, 2024 as filmmaking professionals from around the world come together for creative conversations and brainstorming.


RIFF Talent Lab is a multinational film workshop for talented people. The workshop runs for four days during the festival and runs this year from 1–5 October 2024.


YouthRIFF offers children and teenagers a diverse program of films and educational material from around the world!

Íslenskar stuttmyndir í fókus í Bamberg

Íslenskar stuttmyndir í fókus í...

Icelandic short films in focus in Bamberg Reykjavík, 23 February 2024 – RIFF- Reykjavík International Film Festival, in collaboration with the short film festival…
SMART7 2024 Dagskrá kynnt!

SMART7 2024 Program Announced!

The SMART7 competition tour kicks off today with its first showing at Vilnius (Lithuania) International Film Festival Pavasaris, where all SMART7 movies will be screened.
Áfram stelpur!

Go girls!

International Women's Day was last Friday, March 8, 2024. However, the fight for equality continues every day of the year. We remember them…
„Natatorium“ verður framlag RIFF í keppnisflokki SMART7, samstarfsnet sjö kvikmyndahátíða

„Natatorium“ verður framlag RIFF í...

Reykjavík March 7, 2024 – Helena Stefánsdóttir's film "Natatorium" will be RIFF's contribution to the international competition of the SMART7 cooperation network...

Always wanted to have your work screened at an international film festival? This is your chance! Hit the button, submit your work, and who knows? Maybe we'll see you at your screening in Reykjavík!

Do you want to be part of the production and organization of one of the biggest film festivals in Iceland? RIFF is looking for both interns and volunteers to join the team for this year's festival!

RIFF (Reykjavík International Film Festival) is one of the biggest and most diverse cultural events in Iceland. The showing of over 200 films from over 40 countries is not all, RIFF also hosts industry days, meet & greets, concerts, exhibitions, a swim-in pool, and so much more.

Curious to hear more?

"RIFF occupies a permanent place in the nation's cultural life and is one of the manifestations of the great power that resides in Icelandic film culture. The world of cinema is international and diverse, as RIFF highlights so well. "
Lilja D. Alfreðsdóttir
Minister of culture and business affairs
"The days flew by. There was always someone interesting to talk to, enjoyable workshops, and films in the cinema. An impactful and unforgettable experience."
Christian Fischer
Talent Lab Participant