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Ingvar A. Thorisson

Iceland

Biography

Ingvar started out as an assistant producer at the Icelandic National Broadcasting Service RUV in 1990. Since 1995 he has worked as a freelance producer and director on television projects: drama, TV series, current affairs, reality TV and documentaries. 1999-2004 Ingvar worked as producer/director at Skjar 1 TV. Assistant director on two feature films. Ingvar is the founder and owner of Hugo Film, established 1998.


Filmography:
2013-15 Challenging The North Atlantic (Co-director/Cameraman)
2014 House Of Hope - Refugee Camp Iceland (Co-director/Cameraman/Producer)
2011 No Bone – No Skin– a rock band at sea (Director/Cameraman)
2008 Ama Dablam – Beyond The Void (Director/Cameraman)

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House of Hope - Refugee Camp Iceland

House of Hope - Refugee Camp Iceland (Orig.) / 2013 / Iceland / 53 min

A humble hostel outside Reykjavik serves as a temporary home for refugees seeking asylum in Iceland. The inhabitants of Hostel Fit come from several countries, including Afghanistan, Irak, Iran, Russia, Mauritius, Sudan and Algiers. Their lives are marked by an insecure future, poverty and fear of being shipped back to their countries of origin. Icelandic society is seemingly indifferent to the fate of the refugees, who often spend years anxiously waiting for the bureaucracy to handle their requests for asylum.

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