Films

Here is an overview of all the films screened at Stockfish Film Festival 2017.

HONORARY GUESTS
Honorary guests at Stockfish Film Festival this year are Alain Guiraudie and Rajko Grlić, three of their films will be screened at the festival.

STAYING VERTICAL 
LÓÐRÉTT / RESTER VERTICAL
Alain Guiraudie FRA 2016 / 98 min

STRANGER BY THE LAKE 
LEYNISTRÖNDIN / L’INCONNU DU LAC
Alain Guiraudie FRA 2013 / 100 min

KING OF ESCAPE 
FLÓTTAKÓNGURINN / LE ROI FE L’ÉVASION
Alain Guiraudie FRA 2009 93 min.

THE CONSTITUTION 
STJÓRNARSKRÁIN / USTAV REPUBLIKE HRVATSKE
Rajko Grlic CRO 2016 / 90 min

JUST BETWEEN US 
BARA OKKAR Á MILLI / NEKA OSTANE MEDJU NAMA
Rajko Grlic CRO 2010 / 87 min

THE BORDER POST 
LANDAMÆRASTÖÐIN / KARAULA
Rajko Grlic CRO 2006 / 94 min

FESTIVAL FILMS
Stockfish Film Festival’s main film section, it’s filled with international award winning and nominated films.

The festival’s opening film 
THE OTHER SIDE OF HOPE 
HIN HLIÐ VONARINNAR / TOIVON TUOLLA PUOLEN
Aki Kaurismäki FIN 2017 / 98 min

FUKUSHIMA, MON AMOUR 
KVEÐJA FRÁ FUKUSHIMA / GRÜSE AUS FUKUSHIMA
Doris Dörrie GER 2016 / 108 min

THE KING’S CHOICE 
KONUNGUR NEITAR / KONGENS NEI
Erik Poppe NOR 2016 / 133 min

A DAY WILL COME 
SÁ DAGUR MUN KOMA / DER KOMMER EN DAG
Jesper W. Nielsen DEN 2016 / 110 min

A QUIET HEART 
ÞÖGULT HJARTA / LEV SHAKET
Eitan Anner ISR 2016 / 92 min

A SERIOUS GAME 
HINN ALVARLEGI LEIKUR / DEN ALLVARSAMMA LEKEN
Pernilla August SWE 2016 / 115 min

BEING 17 
AÐ VERA 17 ÁRA / QUAND ON A 17 ANS
André Téchiné FRA 2016 / 116 min

I AM NOT MADAME BOVARY 
ÉG ER EKKI FRÚ BOVARY / WO BU SHI PAN JINLIAN
Feng Xiaogang CHI 2016/ 128 min

SAMI BLOOD 
SAMABLÓÐ / SAMEBLOD
Amanda Kernell SWE 2016 / 110 min

THE YARD 
BÍLAGARÐURINN / YARDEN
Måns Månsson SWE 2016 / 80 min

NERUDA 
Pablo Larraín CHL 2016 / 107 min

LITTLE SISTER 
LITLA SYSTIR
Zach Clark USA 2016 / 91 min

UNA 
Benedict Andrews UK 2016 / 96 min

GLORY 
DÝRÐ / SLAVA
Kristina Grozeva & Petar Valchanov BUL 2016 / 101 min

THE SALESMAN 
SÖLUMAÐURINN / FORUSHANDI
Ashgar Fahradi IRAN 2016 / 125 mín

BARAKAH  MEETS BARAKAH 
BARAKAH HITTIR BARAKAH / BARAKAH YOQABIL BARAKAH
Mahmoud Sabbagh Saudi Arabia 2016 / 88 min

SIERANEVADA 
Christi Puiu ROM 2016 / 173 min

PARADISE 
PARADÍS / RAY
Andrey Konchalovskiy RUS 2016 / 130 min

I, DANIEL BLAKE 
ÉG, DANIEL BLAKE
Ken Loach UK 2016 / 100 min

NOCTURAMA 
Bertrand Bonello FRA 2016 / 130 min

SPECIAL SCREENING: Midnight Madness 
THE GREASY STRANGLER
Jim Hosking USA 2016 / 93 min

DOCUMENTARIES
The following festival films are documentaries, screened in collaboration with Reykjavík Shorts&Docs

SAFARI 
SAFARÍ
Ulrich Seidl AUS 2016 / 81 min

TOWER 
TURNINN
Keith Maitland USA 2016 / 96 min

KATE PLAYS CHRISTINE 
KATE LEIKUR CHRISTINE
Robert Greene USA 2016 / 110 min

TICKLED 
KITLAÐUR
David Farrier & Dylan Reeve USA 2016 / 92 min

CAMERAPERSON 
Kirsten Johnson USA 2016 / 102 min

ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS
This year Stockfish Film Festival puts focus on environmental awareness and screens four documentaries that approach this subject in a different way.

GASLAND 
Josh Fox USA 2010 / 107 min

HOW TO LET GO OF THE WORLD AND LOVE ALL THE THINGS CLIMATE CAN’T CHANGE
HVERNIG SLEPPA SKAL TAKI AF HEIMINUM OG ELSKA HLUTINA SEM LOFTLAGSBREYTINGAR FÁ EKKI BREYTT
Josh Fox USA 2016 / 127 min

GLACIAL LAND 
JÖKLALAND
Gunnlaugur Þór Pálsson, Anna Dís Ólafsdóttir & Jóhann Sigfússon ICE 2016 / 59 min

HIGH VOLTAGE 
LÍNUDANS
Ólafur Rögnvaldsson ICE 2017 / 63 min

THE EAST MEETS THE NORTH 
This section consists of European films from the north and east

CARCASSE 
Clementine Roy & Gústav Geir Bollason ICE/FRA 2016 / 60 min

MOTHER 
MÓÐIR / EMA
Kadri Kõusaar EST 2016 / 89 min

PRETENDERS 
LODDARARNIR / TEESKLEJAD
Vallo Toomla EST 2016 / 102 min

NIGHTLIFE 
NÆTURLÍF / NOCNO ZIVLJENJE
Damjan Kozole SLO 2016 / 85 min

CHRONICLES OF MELANIE
KRÓNÍKUR MELANIJU / MELANIJAS HRONIKA
Viesturs Kairiss LAT 2016 / 120 min

DOGS 
HUNDAR / CÂINI
Bogdan Mirică ROM 2016 / 104 min

LUX PRIZE
Since 2007, the European Parliament LUX FILM PRIZE casts an annual spotlight on films that go to the heart of European public debate. These three LUX PRIZE  films are screened in collaboration with the EU Delegation in Iceland.

AS I OPEN MY EYES 
ÞEGAR ÉG OPNA AUGUN / Á PEINE J’OUVRE LES YEUX
Leyla Bouzid TUN 2016 / 102 min

MY LIFE AS A COURGETTE 
LÍF MITT SEM KÚRBÍTUR / MA VIE DE COURGETTE
Claude Barras SWI 2016 / 70 min

TONI ERDMANN 
Maren Ade GER 2016 / 162 min