Northern Light: Iceland's Creative Revolution| 21mins
Director: Michael Oswald | Producer: John Paul Pryor
Focus Years: 2010 | Country: United Kingdom
Filmed during Iceland Airwaves 2010, the documentary highlights the unique issues facing the country's young generation. Icelandâ€™s profound economic meltdown at the height of the global recession and the subsequent attempts by multinational corporations to take advantage of the situation.
The documentary interviews a wide range of Icelandic creatives, including bands, designers, artists and filmmakers. The documentary shows how Icelanders are coming to terms with the post-crash world, how it has affected their outlook on life, and how people have been pulling together against the odds to create the possibility of a future with a groundbreaking new political paradigm â€“ one full of hope, optimism and creativity.