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The Falcons

Each summer, kids from all over Iceland gather on a small island to participate in a week-long football tournament. Ten-year-old Jón, travels to the tournament with his team and will have to grow up faster than he expected, both on and off the pitch.

About the film

  • Type
    Feature Film
  • National Premiere Date
    March 23, 2018, Sambíó
  • Genre
    Family
  • Length
    95 min.
  • Language
    Icelandic
  • Original Title
    Víti í Vestmannaeyjum
  • International Title
    The Falcons
  • Production Year
    2018
  • Production Countries
    Iceland
  • IMDB
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant
    Yes
  • Based on a
    Novel
  • Antecendent Title
    Víti í Vestmannaeyjum
  • Color
    Yes
  • Screening format and subtitles
    DCP, English subtitles.

Company Credits

Festivals

  • 2019
    11 mm International Football Film Festival Berlin
  • 2019
    JEF
  • 2019
    New York International Children's Film Festival
  • 2019
    BUFF International Children and Youth Film Festival
  • 2019
    Kristiansand International Children's Film Festival
  • 2019
    Stuttgart Children's Film Festival
  • 2019
    Stockholm Junor Film Festival
  • 2019
    Seoul Children Film Festival
  • 2018
    FILEM'ON
  • 2018
    Giffoni Film Festival
  • 2018
    SCHLINGEL International Film Festival for Children and Young Audience
  • 2018
    Nordic Film Days Lübeck
  • 2018
    Chicago International Film Festival
  • 2018
    Roshd International Film Festival
  • 2018
    Zlín Film Festival, Tékkland
  • 2018
    Ale Kino International Young Audience Film Festival
  • 2018
    Smile International Film Festival for Children and Youth
  • 2018
    Adelaide International Youth Film Festival
  • 2018
    JuniorFest
  • 2018
    SIFFCY Film Festival for Children & Youth - Award: Bragi Thór Hinriksson won Best Director Award
  • 2018
    International Film Festival for Children and Young People, Litháen
  • 2018
    Hebrides International Film Festival, Skotland
  • 2018
    Cinekid Festival, Holland
  • 2018
    Oulu International Children's and Youth Film Festival, Finnland
  • 2018
    Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival
  • 2018
    Athens International Children‘s Film Festival
  • 2018
    KINOdiseea International Children Film Festival