|Original title||Norð Vestur, seinni hluti: breytt viðhorf|
|DIRECTOR||Einar Þór Gunnlaugsson|
|PRODUCER||Einar Þór Gunnlaugsson|
|DOP||Jóhannes Jónsson, Arnar Steinn Friðbjarnarson|
|SCRIPT||Einar Þór Gunnlaugsson|
|EDITOR||Einar Þór Gunnlaugsson|
Dramatic turn in attitude towards avalanches and natural distasters took place after the 1995 avalanches in Iceland. Resulting in change in policy making and more international collaboration in designing defenses and risk assessments. Journalists also reflect on the effect the disasters had on their work, both professionally and personally.
Einar Thor Gunnlaugsson, born in Flateyri village in northwest part of Iceland, graduated from The London Film School with a distinction in directing in 1992. He had studied at the University of Iceland and at the University of Malaga, Spain, from 1988 to 1990, and later continued his academic studies at City University in London were he completed his MA in 2001 in cultural studies. After film school he appeared as an actor in number of short films in London and took on the lead role in a United Nation's (UNHCR) music video, 'Hate & Destruction' in 1994. He has also produced and written over ten radio program's for the Icelandic National Radio, and from 1986 to this day, written dozens of articles for Icelandic newspapers and magazines on culture, politics and media. His feature films include “The Third Name”, “Small Mountain” and documentary “66°23 North West.”