Icelandic films at the Chicago International Film Festival

Seven Icelandic films will screen as part of a special Nordic program called Spotlight Scandinavia at the 50th Chicago International Film Festival, which will be held from October 9–23. The program will include the narrative features 101 Reykjavík, The Deep, Of Horses and Men and Paris of the North; the Swedish/Icelandic documentary Vive la France; and the short films Ártún and Milk and Blood.

Paris of the North is also part of the New Directors competition, Vive la France is part of the Docufest competition, and both Ártún and Milk and Blood are part of the festival’s short film competition.

Huldar Breidfjörd, the writer of Paris of the North, and Helgi Felixson and Titti Johnson, the directors of Vive la France, will be attending the festival.

via Iceland Film Centre

Emma Vestrheim

Emma Vestrheim is the editor-in-chief of Cinema Scandinavia. Originally from Australia, she is now based in Bergen, Norway, and attends major Nordic film festivals to conduct interviews and review new films.