Bíó Paradís

12. January

Innocence - opening film

12. January - 18:00

At an unusual private school for girls, new students, including young Iris (Zoé Auclair), show up in coffins. The establishment’s teachers, Mademoiselle Eva (Marion Cotillard) and Mademoiselle Edith (Hélène de Fougerolles), introduce Iris and her fellow pupils to the school’s curriculum, which includes fairy-like dances through a nearby forest. When night falls, the older girls, who are on the threshold of womanhood, are then given mysterious, life-changing lessons.

Directed by Lucile Hadzihalilovic

Runtime/122 minutes

13. January

Wench collaboration (shorts) - Q&A

13. January - 17:30

Shapeless - feature film

13. January - 18:30

Ivy, a struggling singer in New Orleans trapped in the hidden underworld of her eating disorder, must face her addiction – or risk becoming a monster.

Directed by Samantha Aldana

Runtime/98 minutes

La bouche de Jean-Pierre - feature film

13. January - 20:15

  • Modern-day France. One night, teenager Mimi helplessly watches her mother try to commit suicide. As she slowly recovers in hospital her aunt, Solange who is in her mid-sixties takes the little girl to her house. So as not to disturb things in the apartment, she puts her in a corner near the door behind curtains. But, from the first night on, her sleep is disturbed by the arrival of Solange’s middle-aged boyfriend, Jean-Pierre who finds himself shamefully attracted to the tender little girl.

    Directed by Lucile Hadzihalilovic

    Runtime/52 minutes

14. January

LOKK - Women composers

14. January - 14:00

A premiere of music composed by eight composers over scenes from films by Kristín Jóhannesdóttir

After the premiere there will be a discussion and panels with Icelandic and international professionals in the film and music industry.

Our Happiest Days/Nuestros días más felices - Feature film - Q&A

14. January - 15:00

Agatha who is 74 years old, one day suddenly wakes up in the body of an 8 year old little girl where Agatha’s 38 year old independent daughter returns to the family home to repair wounds that remain open.

Directed by Sol Berruezo Pichon-Riviére

Runtime/100 minutes

Mar - feature film

14. January - 19:00

Francisca, a beautiful 50-year-old widow (played by the esteemed Maria de Medeiros), prepared a peaceful future for herself. In an unexpected outburst, she grabs an opportunity for change and embarks on a sailboat called ‘Hovering Over the Water’.

Directed by Margarida Gil

Runtime/103 minutes

Titane - feature film

14. January - 21:00

Following a series of unexplained crimes, a father is reunited with the son who has been missing for 10 years.

Directed by Julia Ducournau

Runtime/108 minutes

15. January

Aftur Heim/Home again? - Feature documentary - Q&A

15. January - 15:00

An exploration of women’s stories in home birth in Iceland, seen through the lens of a female filmmaker who is forced to come to terms with her feminine side when she discovers she is pregnant.

Directed by Dögg Mósesdóttir

Runtime/71 minutes

Women in Peace/Conflict - Panel

15. January - 17:00

Sólveig Anspach Award Ceremony

15. January - 18:30

Three Icelandic shorts and three shorts from French speaking countries, selected in the Sólveig Anspach Awards, will be screened. After the screenings the best Icelandic short will be announced by the jury and invited to the Côté Court festival in France, were the best French speaking short will be announced and invited to RVK FFF 2024. 

Icelandic shorts: 

HEX, directed by Katrín Helga Andrésdóttir

Samræmi, directed by Kristín Eysteinsdóttir

Surprise, directed by Kolfinna Nikulásdóttir

French-speaking shorts: 

Oasis, directed by Justine Martin

Oui mon amour, directed by Jade Debeugny

KING MAX, directed by Adèle Vincenti-Crasson

Runtime/100 minutes