Iceland Defence Force – Cold War Frontier selected for Nordic Film Days in Lübeck

The Icelandic documentary Iceland Defence Force – Cold War Frontier was selected for the documentary programme of the 60th Nordic Film Days Lübeck 2018.

The film is the joint effort of production companies KAM film and Ljósop ehf and was produced and directed by filmmakers Guðbergur Davíðsson and Konráð Gylfason who also wrote the script with military historian Fridthor Eydal.

Konrad (left) and Gudbergur filming an interview

Covering the 55 years of US military presence in Iceland, as a part of a deal with NATO, the film was over two years in the making and relied heavily on the research of Mr. Fridthor Eydal. The military base situated at the international airport in Keflavik was to have a profound effect on Iceland’s culture and economy.