Archives: Films

Desember

Jonni returns to Iceland to spend Christmas with his family and to record an album with his old band. He soon finds out that circumstances in his family have changed …

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The Big Hit

Etienne, an often out of work but endearing actor, runs a theater workshop in a prison, where he brings  together an unlikely troupe of prisoners to stage Samuel Beckett’s famous …

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Calamity

1863, United States of America. 12-year-old Martha Jane and her family are headed West in large covered wagon train in search of a better life. After Martha Jane’s father is …

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Echo

Iceland, Christmas time. As everyone prepares for the holidays, a peculiar atmosphere falls upon the country revealing emotions of both excitement and concern. In the middle of the countryside, an …

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Martin Eden

When Martin falls in love with wealthy and well-educated Elena, he is caught between his dreams of rising above his humble origins to become a writer, his love for the …

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On Time and Water

RIFF in partnership with Kabinett, Iceland Naturally and the National Nordic Museum in Seattle presents the world-premiere of Andri Snær Magnason’s new work ON TIME AND WATER. How do you …

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Earth

Several billion tons of earth are moved annually by humans – with shovels, excavators or dynamite. Nikolaus Geyrhalter observes people, in mines, quarries and at large construction sites, engaged in …

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Instinct

In spite of her expertise and experience, a seasoned psychologist is completely infatuated by the sex offender she is treating in a penal institution. Nicoline, an experienced psychologist, starts a …

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