Wayward Heroes: Modern Icelandic Cinema

Winnipeg Cinematheque, 100 Arthur Street http://www.winnipegcinematheque.com In May 2015, the usually jaundiced industry audiences at Cannes were surprised and invigorated by Rams, a drama set in a remote rural area of Iceland and directed by the effectively unknown Grímur Hákonarson,which went on to win the top prize in the festival’s prestigious Un Certain Regard section.  … Continue reading Wayward Heroes: Modern Icelandic Cinema

Sigrun Palsdottir at McNally Robinson Tuesday, October 1, 2019 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, October 1st McNally Robinson Booksellers Grant Park in the Atrium The acclaimed Icelandic author will be discussing and signing History. A Mess (Open Letter Books), translated from the Icelandic by Lytton Smith. Co-presented by the Consulate General of Iceland in Winnipeg, the Icelandic Canadian Fron and Logberg-Heimskringla.   While studying a seventeenth-century diary, the protagonist of … Continue reading Sigrun Palsdottir at McNally Robinson Tuesday, October 1, 2019 7:00 p.m.