Young Joel doesn’t quite fit in anywhere so he desperately tries to make friends with a local motorcross gang. On a bright summer night Joel gets the chance to get accepted into the gang, but without knowing what kind of sinister process lies ahead.

About the film

  • Type: Short Film
  • Genre: Drama
  • Length: 14 min. 2 sec.
  • Language: Icelandic
  • Original Title: Jóel
  • International Title: Joel
  • Production Year: 2010
  • Production Countries: Iceland
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant: No
  • Production Format: HDV
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Color: Yes
  • Sound: Stereo



Company Credits


  • Interfilm Berlin, International Short Film Festival, Berlin, Germany,, 2012
  • Gimli Film Festival, Manitoba, Canada, 2012
  • International Filmfest Emden-Norderney, 2011
  • European Short Film Festival (Spain), 2010
  • Tampere International Short Film Festival, 2010
  • Scanorama European Film Forum, 2010
  • Clermont Ferrand Festival, 2010 - Award: In International Competition.

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