Almanac (World) Cinema: The Feature Films of Iceland

For a country with a small population, Iceland has produced an impressive number of high quality films. Kevin Densley is an enthusiast, and here presents an excellent primer on the cinema of fire and ice.

Bjork og Snorri Porfinnson og Tales from Topographic Oceans

Mickey Randall and family are in Iceland where sheer difference alerts visitors to the notion that culture ic culture and there are places in the world which remain distinctively their own. Oh, and he survives (imagined) par-boiling in a geyser. [So very Icelandic Mickey – JTH]