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Icelandic films previewed at Stockfish include next movie from 'Rams' producer

Icelandic films previewed at Stockfish include next movie from 'Rams' producer

Seven projects presented at Reykjavik-based film festival.

Seven forthcoming Icelandic film and TV projects were previewed at last week’s Stockfish Film Festival as short works-in-progress presentations.

They included feature debuts from two Columbia University film school graduates, Isold Uggadottir and Ása Helga Hjörleifsdóttir; the fiction feature debut of documentarian Ari Alexander Ergis Magnússon (produced by Oscar nominated Fridrik Thor Fridriksson); and the next film from Rams producer Grimar Jonsson.

The seven projects presented were:

And Breathe Normally

Dir Isold Uggadottir, prod Skuli Malmquest of Zik Zak Filmworks

Uggadottir makes her feature debut with this drama about “two very different women from different countries and continents – a border patrol officer at airport and a migrant.” Set in Iceland’s Reykjanes peninsula, the story follows the women whose lives intersect briefly while they are trapped in unforeseen circumstances. The film is now finalizing sound and colour grading. Uggadottir met with African migrants living at a facility in [link

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