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April 30 - June 10


April 30
June 10


South Bay Film Society


Director Grímur Hákonarson returns to his native Iceland with another humanist farmland fable.   Bitterly funny and deeply affecting, THE COUNTY plays out a timely political allegory against a jaw-dropping natural landscape, aided by a brainy, tenacious anti-heroine and Hákonarson’s dry Nordic humor.

“THE COUNTY blends elements of heartfelt tragedy with absurdist comedy, conjuring a humanist portrait of life in which community and loneliness coexist in a landscape of contradictions.” – Mark Kermode, Observer (UK)

“If THE COUNTY were just a beautifully judged account of one woman drawing a line in the snow, that much would be welcome.   But there is more to chew on here.”– Danny Leigh, Financial Times

Language: Icelandic (English subtitles)

Length: 1 hr. 30 min.


Option 1: You will be able to watch the film on any computer, laptop, ipad, chromebook or other mobile devices. (It is recommended to close all other apps, email pages, and devices which utilize internet bandwidth, to ensure ample bandwidth for playing the film).

See options 2 and 3 to watch the film on your television:

Option 2: You can mirror or cast from one of the above devices to your television using AppleTV or Chromecast or a smart tv enabled with AirPlay or Chromecast, or directly connect the computer/mobile device to the TV using an HDMI cable.   You can find instructions on the Eventive help page (scroll down to the the heading “How do I play the movie on my TV?”
Note: Chromecast will work on select Android devices.   Chromecast on iOS devices are not compatible with the Eventive platform.

Option 3: You can watch on your TV by downloading the Eventive app with AppleTV or Roku.   You can find instructions on the Eventive help page (scroll down to the headings relating to AppleTV and Roku).