Industry Days

Watch the best in recent Icelandic film production, learn about works in progress and co-production opportunities, and take part in discussions and industry meetings with international and domestic film professionals.

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RIFF concert: Heavy metal sounds to a famous Viking movie


First Twelve Films Announced

RIFF 2014


The Reykjavík International Film Festival, RIFF, takes place between September 25th and October 5th. Screenings take place at Haskolabio, Tjarnarbio, Bio Paradis and at the Nordic House. A variety of events will take place in Reykjavik and Kópavogur. This year’s festival is certainly a weighty one with a multitude of award-winning films being screened as well as those competing for the acclaimed Golden Puffin. 

World - famous journalist, John Pilger will be attending the Reykjavík International Film Festival

World-famous Australian-British  journalist John Pilger will be attending the Reykjavík International Film Festival (RIFF) at the end of September. Pilger’s documentary, The War You Don’t See, will be shown at the festival in conjunction with the Icelandic association of investigative journalism and he will be  on a special RIFF panel titled War and Peace. Pilger has been an avid critic of the war policies of leading world powers and has also been a strong supporter of the Aborignal people of Australia and their rights. 

Reykjavik International Film Festival is back with a bang

-Discover Iceland’s raging talent at a fantastic series of workshops and events at RIFF Industry Days  

Riff is like an art museum on steroids

Anna Margrét Björnsson og Valur Grettisson.
“ Riff is like an art museum on steroids and I’m really excited about taking part in this important cultural gathering which has great impact  on Icelandic culture,” says Valur Grettisson who along with Anna Margrét Björnsson will be staffing the PR department of the Reykjavik International Film Festival this year. 

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