Kristín Björk Kristjánsdóttir

Director

KRISTÍN BJÖRK KRISTJÁNSDÓTTIR / KIRA KIRA WWW.KIRAKIRA.IS

Kristin Bjork Kristjánsdóttir / Kira Kira is an Icelandic musician and a filmmaker.
She comes from a playful background of explorative music, arts and creative film making, moonlighting between writing and directing her own films and scoring films and TV shows.
Her feature music documentary “Grandma Lo-fi” won 1st prize at CPH Dox and was screened in over 300 international film festivals, including MoMA’s Documentary Fortnight, SXSW, IFFR, BAFICI and many more. “We The Lightnings” is her first narrative short, a slice from the world of her debut feature fiction “Flowers To The Bone” set to be filmed in ’22.
Kira Kira composes music for film and TV in her homeland as well as Internationally, including for “Dream Corp LLC” -a hybrid animated sci-fi TV series from the producers of The Office, created for Cartoon Network / Adult Swim.
She has 5 solo albums to her name as a recording artist, released Internationally on various labels like Berlin’s Morr Music, Tokyo’s Afterhours and California’s Time Released Sound which she has toured world wide in various incarnations. Collaborating with innovative musicians, animators, playful filmmakers, curious explorers and dancers is a passion of hers.
Kira is a co-founder of Kitchen Motors -A playful music collective and label focused on explorations in music which she spearheaded for a decade alongside composers Johann Johannsson and Hilmar Jensson.

Filmography

Kristín Björk Kristjánsdóttir's films at RIFF
We The Lightnings
Icelandic Shorts
Year: 2021
Núa burns through her last drops of gasoline to get to a sanctuary where musicians and mystics...

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