Reykjavik, located in the southwestern of Iceland – on the southern shore of the Faxaflói bay – is not only the undisputed Northern Lights Capital of the World, but offers a surprising variety of cultural and social happenings.

The Reykjavík International Film Festival (RIFF) is Iceland’s most famous event of its kind, taking place every September and October, for 11 days. Attracting an eclectic range of filmmaking talent, either as creators or guest speakers and has become a mandatory city to visit for film enthusiasts around the globe.

What better way to explore this fascinating city? Over hundred international films, talks, and events from forty countries will be premiered at various locations in Reykjavík. The focus on up-and-coming filmmakers and their emphasis on interaction with other forms of art, such as concerts and photo exhibitions makes the RIFF a worthwhile visit every year.

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