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Islandia – Short film – Reykjavík Feminist Film Festival

Islandia – A film by Eydis Eir Brynju-Bjornsdottir

In an effort to bridge the worldwide gender gap all films in the 2020 program are directed by women. Join us for an experience to remember!

Iceland’s own Eydis Eir Brynju-Bjornsdottir’s is the director of the short film “Islandia.” A film which is based on true events, telling the story of a survivor of violence who fights to defend herself. (TW- for survivors out there)

Following the screening the film’s director will join a panel discussion headed by moderator Paula Gould.

Special guest speakers from UN Women Iceland,
The Feminist Association/ University of Iceland and
The Icelandic Women’s Rights Association to discuss specific aspects on the topic of gender-based violence.

-In an effort to help women across the globe, RVK Feminist Film Festival will be accepting donations for the tickets, all proceeds will go towards UN Women to fund women who have been impacted by gender based violence.

We will collect donations prior to the screening, suggested amount begins from 500 ISK.

“Brynja is having the time of her life in a foreign country when all of a sudden her world is turned upside down. She finds herself standing at a crossroad; fight or flight. On her way, she meets women from all over the world that have found themselves in the same situation. The film Islandia is based on a true story.”

Subtitles: English
Length: 18 min
Country: Iceland
Category: Drama
Director: Eydis Eir Brynju-Bjornsdottir
Producers: ArCus Films & Salas Filmworks

Please come early to the venue or reserve a ticket here to make sure you don’t miss out!

This event is a donations only event –

For our full program please see – or our social media page.

There are a number of free events, for all paid screenings tickets may be pre purchased online or from one of our staff members at events held at Bíó Paradís:

Full festival passes are 3.500 ISK
Single film tickets are 1.250 ISK

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Jan 18 2020


14:00 - 15:30


Bíó Paradís
Bíó Paradís, Hverfisgata, Reykjavík, Iceland

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