In 1960s Los Angeles a trailblazing group of nuns, The Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, bravely stood up to the patriarchy of the Catholic Church, fighting for equality, their livelihoods, and their own freedom against an all-powerful Cardinal who sought to keep them in their place. Their bold acts of faith, defiance and activism turned the Church upside down, helping to reshape our society in ways that continue to resonate today. From marching in Selma in 1965 to the Women’s March in 2018, they challenged the notion of what a nun and a woman were supposed to be.
How far do you have to travel to find yourself? And what sacrifices are you willing to make to get there?
Veiga is the first person in the world to paddle over 2,000 kilometers journey around Iceland, counterclockwise and ́Against the Current ́. This achievement is considered comparable to climbing the mountain K2.
This is the unbelievable story of the golden generation of Icelandic football. An up close and personal insight into a team that made the world take notice by becoming the smallest nation ever to reach a major final in the biggest sport in the world.
A journey of soul searching, science, nature and creativity. ’Innsaei: The Sea Within’ takes us on a global journey to uncover the art of connecting within in today’s world of distraction and stress
Imagine not being able to engage with the world around you. Imagine not being able to express your feelings, dreams and aspirations to anyone, even if those feelings, dreams and aspirations are in no way less or inferior to those of other people. Imagine having to depend upon the assistance of others with every mundane task, like dressing or feeding yourself.
Town of Runner is a feature documentary about young runners from Bekoji – an Ethiopian highland town which has produced some of the world’s greatest distance athletes, including Tirunesh Dibaba, Kenenisa Bekele and Deratu Tulu.
“How do you like Iceland?” is a documentary about foreigners’ perception of Icelanders.
Maria, a competitive woman in her late 30’s orders a Zelos clone under the pretense of getting some help around the house so she can spend more time with her family, but more importantly to compete with her flawless friend Ari. As the story unfolds Maria’s double strength blurs her sight on the important things in life. She realizes that she’s purchased an unbeatable rival.
Is an incredible story of achieving the impossible through perseverance and courage. With a unique and acrobatic production of the greatest love story of all times, an Icelandic group of actors travel to the home country of the Bard with a plan to conquer the cradle of theatre – London.
SUB ROSA observes the 8 year old Tilda, she lives with her grandmother who runs a flower shop. The young girl roams around freely and discovers a world of indecent activities lurking behind the flower store walls.
The dentist Oscar has been married for five years and lives with his wife and adopted children. On the surface everything seems to be fine but Oscar is not a happy man.
Karitas is a single mother of four who desperately tries to make ends meet. Fighting a loosing battle with her ex-husband for custody over her three daughters, she’s oblivious to what’s going on with her twelve year old son Gudmund.
The Dance is a contemporary dance piece performed by Erna Ómarsdóttir, a well-known dancer working in Europe. This film communicates the message that a butterfly with broken wings can never truly be free.
The Poem begins with a blank screen, and then words begin to appear. Gradually the words take the form of a little girl. Hrund Gunnsteinsdóttir wrote the poem “Butterfly,” which is used in the film. The goal is to deepen viewers’ understanding of the psychological state and life pattern of all too many women in developing countries.
The Jigsaw Puzzle raises awareness about the fate of all too many women in combat zones. It comprises three narratives, with reference to photographs of the women on whom the narratives focus.