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Icelandic films films went on to win 102 international film awards in 2015

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  • Rams Icelandic films  films went on to win 102 international film awards in 2015.

Icelandic films were selected and screened at almost 300 international film festivals in 2015, according to website Cineuropa.org.

The website goes on to report that the films won 102 awards, a significant increase from 34 awards in 2014.

Grímur Hákonarson’s film Rams (Hrútar) picked up a total of 22 awards, including the Un Certain Regard award at the Cannes International Film Festival.
Dagur Kári’s Virgin Mountain (Fúsi) received a total of 14 awards while Sparrows (Þrestir), directed by Rúnar Rúnarsson, snagged ten international awards. 

All three films are currently shown at Bíó Paradís at Hverfisgata 54.

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