Icelandic short films to screen in Boston

A collection of Icelandic short films from up and coming film-makers will screen in a program called Shortfishwhich will be shown at the Brattle Theatre in Boston, USA.

The films include:

  • Arnbjörn, directed by Eyþór Jóvinsson. This is about a genealogist who knows all of Iceland’s families but who’s never had a family of his own.
  • C-Vitamin, directed by Guðný Rós Þórhallsdóttir. The film is about two young girls who collect things for a raffle that they claim supports sick children.
  • In the Dark Room, directed by Anna María Helgadóttir. The film is about a woman who is bored with her life.
  • Kalí’s Solitude, directed by Guðjón Ragnarsson. The film is about a young girl in a future far away who struggles with loneliness and pollution.
  • That’s What Friends are For, directed by Brynhildur Þórarinsdottir. The film is described as an “ode to girls, blood, nail polish and sex toys”
  • VAKA, directed by Teitur Magnusson. The film is about a young woman’s struggle to redeem something she once lost.

The free event is a 90-minute program and takes place on the 11th of March at 1pm.

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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.