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.



News
Banks Made Over 80 Billion ISK Last Year

Banks Made Over 80 Billion ISK Last Year

by

Iceland’s three banks made a combined total of 81.2 billion ISK last year alone, showing an increase of over 25%

News
Tourist Business Unhappy With Civic Protection

Tourist Business Unhappy With Civic Protection

by

While Civic Protection in Iceland has been diligent about protecting Icelanders and tourists alike from the dangers of the Holuhraun

News
Pirate Party Reacts To Proactive Police Investigations

Pirate Party Reacts To Proactive Police Investigations

by

Pirate Party MP, Birgitta Jónsdóttir, has expressed concern over the police’s request for proactive investigative powers, reports Vísir. Independence Party

News
Police Want Authority To Spy On Citizens

Police Want Authority To Spy On Citizens

by

The Icelandic police want the authority to “gather information” on individuals they deem a threat to public safety; the qualifications

News
No “Special Treatment” For Convicted Bankers

No “Special Treatment” For Convicted Bankers

by

Director of the Icelandic Prison Service Páll Winkel wants the general public to know that the convicted Kaupthing bankers will

News
Sigur Rós To Re-issue Ágætis Byrjun

Sigur Rós To Re-issue Ágætis Byrjun

by

To mark its 16th birthday, Sigur Rós have announced that an expanded limited edition boxset of Ágætis Byrjun is in

Show Me More!