Íslenska

Against the Current

A transgender woman decides to paddle counterclockwise around Iceland on a kayak. This perilous journey symbolizes her experiences during her genderreassignment process. The film explores her inner struggles and the effects of her decisions on those closest to her, including her ex-wife, her children, and her parents.

About the film

  • Type
    Documentary
  • National Premiere Date
    October 3, 2020, Bíó Paradís
  • International Premiere Date
    October 3, 2020, Reykjavík International Film Festival
  • Length
    90 min.
  • Language
    Icelandic
  • Original Title
    Á móti straumnum
  • International Title
    Against the Current
  • Production Year
    2020
  • Production Countries
    Iceland
  • Icelandic Film Centre Grant
    Yes
  • Production Format
    4K Digital
  • Aspect Ratio
    16:9
  • Color
    Yes

Cast

Company Credits

Festivals

  • 2020
    Reykjavík International Film Festival (RIFF)