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

Lögberg-Heimskringla Hidden Treasure Project Fundraiser

The Icelandic Canadian Frón is hosting a fundraiser for the Lögberg-Heimskringla Hidden Treasure Project. This project is aimed at highlighting the paper's office space on Marion. The interior office space is great but the exterior needs work to make it shine. We are very proud of our newspaper and it is fitting that the exterior … Continue reading Lögberg-Heimskringla Hidden Treasure Project Fundraiser

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.