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Rock in Reykjavik
Rock in Reykjavik

Rock in Reykjavik

Rock in Reykjavík gives a thorough overview of the powerful and expanding rock scene in Iceland.

Synopsis

Rock in Reykjavík gives a thorough overview of the powerful and expanding rock scene in Iceland. Most of the film consist of performances by a wide variety of rock-groups in various clubs and rehearsing places in Reykjavík during the winter 1981-82. There are also interviews with members of the groups representing different views on such features of the rock scene as sex, drugs and politics. 19 groups appear in the film, showing a remarkable range of styles and attitudes.

About the film

  • Type: Documentary
  • National Premiere Date: April 10, 1982
  • Genre: Music
  • Length: 83 min.
  • Language: Icelandic
  • Original Title: Rokk í Reykjavík
  • International Title: Rock in Reykjavik
  • Production Year: 1982
  • Production Countries: Iceland
  • IMDB: Rock in Reykjavik
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant: Yes
  • Production Format: 16mm
  • Color: Yes
  • Sound: Dolby Stereo
  • Screening format and subtitles: 35mm film with English sub. - DCP with English and German sub.-

Crew

Company Credits

Festivals

  • Taste of Iceland - Icelandic Film Festival, Boston, 2016
  • Eurosonic, Groningen, 2015
  • Pula Film Festival, 2014
  • Avvantura Festival Film Forum Zadar, 2014
  • Iceland Sounds & Sagas, 2014
  • Musikfilm Festivalen, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2013
  • Images from the Edge: Classic and Contempory Films from Iceland, Lincoln Center, New York, 2012
  • Núna (Now) Film Festival, Manitoba, 2011
  • Artfilmfest International Film Festival, 2010
  • Summer Film School, 2010
  • Scandinavian House, 2009
  • Nordisk Panorama, 2009

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