Arts & Media

There are many talented people of Icelandic or Icelandic-Canadian background. Some names you may recognize include:

  • Jón Leifs
    Iceland’s Greatest Composer
  • Friðrik Þór Friðriksson
    director of movies such as “Angels of the Universe”, winner of many awards, and opener of the Toronto International Film Festival
  • Sturla Gunnarsson
    ICCT member, director of movies such as “Such a Long Journey” and “Rare Birds”
  • Contemporary Icelandic Musicians and bands
    Björk, Sigur Rós, and Emiliana Torrini (“Gollum’s Song” in “Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers”)
  • Lindy
    ICCT member, and a popular Toronto musician

For upcoming events including movie showings and musical performances, please see the front page of the website.

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