Jessica Danz

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Iceland in Moving Pictures

  • An Lanntair Kenneth Street Stornoway, Scotland, HS1 2DS United Kingdom (map)

The 1925 silent film Ísland í lifandi myndum is the first known documentary about Iceland,  filmed throughout the country over the summer of 1924.  Filmmaker Loftur Guðmundsson was one of the pioneers in Icelandic film history, producing both documentaries and feature films. The film will be shown as part of this year's Faclan Festival with a live score for piano written and performed by Jessica Danz.

Courtesy of the Collection of the National Film Archive of Iceland.

Earlier Event: July 12
The Old Convent
Later Event: November 9
The River

© Jessica Danz