Northern Wave film festival will be held for the 11th time this year and starts on October 26th
As often before, both current and former graduated students of The Film School have a number of films in the festival, this year they are 13 of the 22 Icelandic short films being shown. Here is a list of the films in question and we of course encourage everyone to have a fantastic weekend in Snaefellsbaer.
Vala Omarsdottir from Screen Writing and Directing
The story is a about a mother and her two daughters. While the mother is searching for love as a solution to her hardship her older daughter has had the responsibility to take care of her younger sister.
Hallfridur Thora Tryggvadottir and Vala Omarsdottir from Screen Writing and Directing
A young trans person living in a small town travels to the city searching for the freedom to be themself
“Mothers heart” (Móðurhjarta)
Asdis Thordardottir from Creative Technology and Logi Sigursveinsson from Screen Writing and Directing
A 16 year old girl believes she is a captive in her own home, but one day she experiences something strange
“The day the beans ran out” (Dagurinn sem baunirnar kláruðust)
Gudny Ros Thorhallsdottir from Directing and Producing
When zombies take over Iceland it seems the end is near for everyone but Palli
Andri Freyr Rikardsson from Screen Writing and Directing
Telma and Baldur work on a small fishing boat in Breidafjordur, but on this day they are focusing on a personal unfinished business that will make waves
“Forgive me” (Fyrirgefðu)
Lovisa Lara from Screen Writing and Directing
Addy is a young woman who seems to have the perfect relationship with Salka. But when her sister saves her friend after experiencing domestic abuse, Addy is forced to look at the faults in her own relationship.
Logi Sigursveinsson from Screen Writing and Directing
A young man falls from a parachute jump and lands in a forest. He needs to get help from a talking teddy bear he left there as a child
Asdis Sif Thorarinsdottir from Screen Writing and Directing and Sigridur Bara Steinthorsdottir from Acting
Sandra made a horrible mistake and avoids dealing with it.
Gunnar Orn Arnorsson Screen Writing and Directing and Ingveldur Thorsteinsdottir from Creative Technology
A thirteen year old girl is being bullied over the internet
Unnur Jonsdottir from Creative Technology
Adele is a seven year old fighting social isolation. She is being bullied at school and desperately needs a friend
Rannveig Elsa Magnusdottir from Acting and Teitur Magnusson from Screen Writing and Directing
A lonely woman’s life gets turned upside down when a homeless man suddenly appears at her home
“I will be there soon” (Ég fer bráðum að koma)
Orvar Hafthorsson from Directing and Producing
A daughter describes her mother
And we must mention that the film “Miss Iceland” was produced by Fenrir Films, which was founded at The Film School
Grima is the newly crowned Miss Iceland, but after a sudden misstep, Grima is forced to take a hard look at herself and decide what kind of person she really is