Icelandic Film Festival

INDO CINE APPRECIATION FOUNDATION in association with Icelandic Film Centre, Iceland; Embassy of Iceland, New Delhi and Honorary Consulate General of Iceland, Chennai are organizing an Icelandic Film Festival on 8, 9 and 10 July 2019 at Alliance Française of Madras.

His Excellency Guðmundur Árni Stefánsson, Hon’ble Ambassador of Iceland; Embassy of Iceland, New Delhi, will be inaugurating the festival. Mr. Kumar Sitaraman, Honorary Consulate General of Iceland, Chennai and Mr. Ravi Kotarakkara, Secretary, South Indian Film Chamber of Commerce will be the Distinguished Guests. Mr. Sivan Kannan, President – ICAF presides.

Venue : Alliance Francaise of Madra, Chennai
Date : 8th to  10th July 2019

1.Heartstone/Hjartasteinn/2016/Dir.: Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson/129 min/Jul 8/6.15 pm

In a fishing village in Iceland, a boy develops feelings for his best friend as his best friend pursues his affections for a girl.
Wins: 35, Nominations: 21

2.Virgin Mountain/Fúsi/2015/Dir.: Dagur Kári/94 min/Jul 9/6.00 pm

Fusi, a 43 year old man, still lives with his mother. His daily life is characterized by monotonous routine. The appearance of vibrant Sjöfn and young neighbour Hera will upset his old bachelor habits.
Wins: 10, Nominations: 15

3. Under the Tree/Undir trénu/2018/Dir.: Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson/89 min/Jul 9/7.35 pm

When Baldwin and Inga’s next door neighbours complain that a tree in their backyard casts a shadow over their sundeck, what starts off as a typical spat between neighbours in the suburbs unexpectedly and violently spirals out of control.
Wins: 16, Nominations: 9

4. Winter Brothers/Vinterbrødre/2017/Dir.: Hlynur Palmason/94 min/Jul 10/6.00 pm

A brother odyssey set in a worker environment during a cold winter. We follow two brothers, their routines, habits, rituals and a violent feud that erupts between them and another family.
Wins: 28, Nominations: 28

5. The Swan/Svanurinn/2017/Dir.: Ása Helga Hjörleifsdóttir/91 min/Jul 10/7.35 pm

A wayward nine-year-old girl is sent to the countryside to work and mature, but finds herself instead deeply entangled in a drama she can hardly grasp.
Wins: 3, Nominations: 9

Venue : Alliance Francaise of Madra, Chennai
Date : 8th to  10th July 2019



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