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제15회 제천국제음악영화제

9th(2013)
Grandma Lo-fi: The Basement Tapes of Sigridur Nielsdottir
Iceland | 2012 | 62min | Blu-ray | COLOR | Documentary

PROGRAM NOTE

At the age of 70, she started recording and releasing her own music straight from the living room. 7 years later she had 59 albums to her name Sigridur Nielsdottir, with more than 600 songs – an eccentric myriad of catchy compositions mixing in her pets, found toys and kitchen percussion. Grandma Lo-fi was created over a period of 7 years by 3 musicians and debuting directors, capturing the most productive period in the life of Sigriður. This is a cinematic tribute to an amazing musician and to her boundless creativity, created by the young musicians and artists. 

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DIRECTOR

Orri Jónsson

Orri Jonsson studied Visual Arts in New York. He is a musician in the band ‘Slowblow’, and also a photographer.

Kristín Björk Kristjánsdóttir

Kristin Bjork Kristjansdottir is a musician and visual artist, who has had a crucial impact on the Icelandic art scene. She records and performs music under the name Kira Kira.​

Ingibjörg Birgisdóttir

Ingibjorg Birgisdottir is a visual artist living in Reykjavik. She has done album covers and music videos for artists such as Jonsi, Mum, Seabear and more. She has made all animations in < Grandma Lo-fi >.​

Producer
: Sæmundur Nordfjord, Louise Højgaard Johansen
Cast
: Sigridur Nielsdottir, Gunnar Orn Tynes
Screenwriter
: Kristin Bjork Kristjansdottir
Cinematography
: Kristin Bjork Kristjansdottir, Orri Jonsson, Magnus Helgason
Editor
: Ingibjorg Birgisdottir, Orri Jonsson
Music
: Sigridur Nielsdottir
Sound
: Kjartan Kjartansson