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Four more days filled with docs

With four more days to go, RIFF – Reykjavík International Film Festival is in full swing. Docs & Film Festivals has been out and about and so far seen these films;

Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope (dir. Morgan Spurlock, 2011)

Queen of Versailles (dir. Lauren Greenfield, 2012)

The Ambassador (dir. Mads Brügger, 2011)

¡Vivan las antipodas! (dir. Viktor Kossakovsky, 2011)

The attendance at RIFF is good this year and many screenings are sold out, especially the Q&A screenings. Those of you who don´t want to miss a particular screening, should plan ahead and buy tickets in time. Queen of Versailles was sold out, but there are more screenings to come; Thursday @ 14:00 in Bíó Paradís and Friday @ 18:00 which happens to be a Q&A.

The highlights for coming days are:

Thursday 4th

Panel discussions: Industry Days – Distribution in the Digital Age – 14:30 @ Sólon Cafe 2nd floor

Under Snow (dir. Ulrike Ottinger, 2011) – 17:15 @ The Nordic House / Norræna Húsið

Whore´s Glory (dir. Michael Glawogger, 2011) – 18:00 @ Bío Paradís # 3

Italy – Love it or Leave it (dir. Gustav Hofer & Luca Ragazzi, 2011) – 18:00 @ Háskólabíó # 3 followed by a Q&A

Indie Game: The Movie (dir. James Swirsky, Lisanne Pajot, 2012) – 20:15 @ Bíó Paradís # 1 followed by a Q&A

Friday the 5th

Panel discussions: Industry Days – From the Old Testament to Outer Space: Iceland as Location – 15:00 @ Sólon Cafe 2nd floor

The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom (dir. Lucy Walker, 2011) – 14:00 @ Bíó Paradís # 4

Putin´s Kiss (dir. Lise Birk Pedersen, 2012) – 17:25 @ Bíó Paradís # 2

We are Legion: The story of Hacktivists (dir. Brian Knappenberger, 2012) – 22:00 @ Bíó Paradís # 1

Saturday 6th

5 Broken Cameras (dir. Emad Burnat, Guy Davidi, 2011) – 16:00 @ Bíó Paradís # 3

Chasing Ice (dir. Jeff Orlowski, 2012) – 16:00 @ Bíó Paradís # 2

Woody Allen: A Documentary  (dir. Robert B. Weide, 2012) – 22:00 @ Háskólabíó

Sunday 7th – final day of RIFF

Sushi: The Global Catch (dir.  Mark S. Hall, 2011) – 14:00 @ Bíó Paradís # 3

Last call at the Oasis (dir. Jessica Yu, 2011) – 16:00 @ Bíó Paradís # 3

Call me Kutchu (dir. Katherine Fairfax Wright, Malika Zouhali-Worral, 2012) – 16:00 @ Bíó Paradís # 2

Since most of the documentaries at RIFF have 3-4 screenings each, some of the titles mentioned above and the ones in the last RIFF post will also be screened more than once during the last four days at the festival. All information on films and screenings can be found at RIFF´s website.

Enjoy the last days of RIFF!

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