Íslenska

The Far Traveller

When she died around 1050 AD, a littleknown Viking explorer had become the most traveled woman of the Middle Ages. She had sailed across the Atlantic Ocean eight times and her travels extended from Iceland to Greenland, North America, Scandinavia, the British Isles, through
Europe, and all the way to the Vatican in Rome. She was rescued by Leif Erikson from the shipwreck that earned him the nickname Leif the Lucky. Her name was Gudrídur Thorbjarnardóttir, aka the Far Traveller.

About the film

  • Type
    Documentary
  • International Premiere Date
    March 18, 2020, Stockfish Film Festival
  • Length
    52 min.
  • Language
    English, Icelandic
  • Original Title
    Guðríður víðförla
  • International Title
    The Far Traveller
  • Production Year
    2020
  • Production Countries
    Iceland
  • Website
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant
    Yes
  • Color
    Yes
  • Screening format and subtitles
    DCP

Company Credits

Festivals

  • 2020
    Stockfish Film Festival