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GLIMA

Directed by Böðvar Bjarki Pétursson
Iceland, 1996
Documentary, Short

Synopsis

Glima is an Icelandic type of wrestling, which dates back to the time of the Vikings. Originally it was a refined combat sport, but through the centuries it has developed into something that looks more like a dance than a fight.

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Synopsis

Glima is an Icelandic type of wrestling, which dates back to the time of the Vikings. Originally it was a refined combat sport, but through the centuries it has developed into something that looks more like a dance than a fight.