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FILM SCREENINGS

<i>Grandma Lo-Fi: The Basement Tapes of Sigrí ður Níelsdóttir</i>. 2011. Iceland. Directed by Orri Jónsson, Kristín Björk Kristjánsdóttir, Ingibjörg Birgisdóttir
  • Grandma Lo-Fi: The Basement Tapes of Sigríður Níelsdóttir

    2011. Iceland. Orri Jónsson, Kristín Björk Kristjánsdóttir, Ingibjörg Birgisdóttir. 62 min.

  • Byun, Objet Trouvé

    2011. USA. Marie Losier. 7 min.

Followed by a discussion with Orri Jónsson, Kristín Björk Kristjánsdóttir, Ingibjörg Birgisdóttir, and Marie Losier

Monday, February 27, 2012, 4:30 p.m.

Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1



  • Grandma Lo-Fi: The Basement Tapes of Sigríður Níelsdóttir

    2011. Iceland. Directed by Orri Jónsson, Kristín Björk Kristjánsdóttir, Ingibjörg Birgisdóttir. The music career of Sigríður Níelsdóttir began when she was 70 years old. Seven years later, she had produced 59 albums and a catalog of over 600 songs. She created her entire oeuvre using an incredible lo-fi production process with an electronic keyboard and kitchen-based sound effects. In her native Iceland, Sigrí ður is an unlikely inspiration to younger artists. 62 min.

  • Byun, Objet Trouvé

    2011. USA. Directed by Marie Losier. Mixed-media artist Chong Gon Byun uses found objects to create intricate, surrealist sculptures that contrast post-industrial civilization with today’s consumer culture. 7 min.