Thursday, May 11, 2006

Icelandic Film Festival in San Francisco

Icelandic Film Festival in cooperation with SOMA Magazine and Iceland Naturally Monday May 22, 2006 Castro Theatre
Double Features at 12:00pm & 6:00 pm
Screaming Masterpiece & The Last Farm 2005 academy award nominated live action film short
Noi Albinoi @ 3:30 p.m.
**Special Icelandic reception for guests following the final showing of Screaming Masterpiece and The Last Farm @ 7:30 pm.

Screaming Masterpiece and The Last Farm at 12:00 (noon) and 6:00 p.m.
Screaming Masterpiece delves into the Icelandic music scene and uncovers a thriving community of artists from all genres of music. Screaming Masterpiece asks the question: why is the small Icelandic community so music mad?

The Last Farm was nominated for a 2005 Academy Award live action film short - The first Academy Award nominations for Runar Runarsson and Thor S. Sigurjonsson. An elderly man keeps a secret from the outside world as he reacts to the possibility that he will no longer be able to remain on his isolated farm.

Noi Albinoi at 3:30 p.m.
Noi Albinoi: Is he the village Idiot or a genius in disguise? 17 year old Noi drifts through life on a remote fjord in the north of Iceland. In winter, the fjord is cut off from the outside world and only a natural disaster will shatter Noi's universe and offer him a window into a better world.

More information at: or contact: Eric Mason - 650.533.0836 -

Purchase Tickets: $10.00.

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