Reykjavík International Film Festival Gets A Boost

Published February 28, 2013

The City of Reykjavík’s Department of Culture and Tourism is injecting some capital into the Reykjavík International Film Festival (RIFF) to strength the annual happening.
Einar Örn Benediktsson, chairman of the department, has announced that the decision in City Council was unanimous to offer a grant to the annual film festival amounting to 9 million ISK, RÚV reports.
The tenth annual RIFF will take place 26 September through 6 October. Entries to the festival will be accepted beginning tomorrow, 1 March, so if you’ve got a feature-length fiction or full-length doc you think is festival-worthy check out RIFF.is.



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