Section: Icelandic Shorts II

This program includes Icelandic short films, many of whose directors have attracted well-deserved attention at film festivals around the world.


Surrounded by toy animals, a father struggling with loss searches for one last connection.

Island Living

In a remote village in the East Fjords, an inventive boy, frustrated with the slow village lifestyle, embarks on a journey of musical discovery. Joined by a new friend, he …

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A story of a fisherman and a mythical creature that comes to him in a dream the day before Christmas.

Last Dance

It’s a spring morning in Reykjavík. A man and woman wake up to realize that their relationship is over. They take a trip away from the city, towards the end …

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Beast Slayer

The year is 2038, the world is in chaos, destroyed by a raging flood caused by the melting glaciers – a disaster that left the mainland split into clusters of …

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The Wish

Karen, a 9-year-old Icelandic girl, has always dreamt of meeting her London-based actor father and to get to know the magical world she believes he inhabits. Her wish comes true …

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