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Magnea Björk Valdimarsdóttir

Director

Magnea Björk Valdimarsdóttir started making short documentary films in the year 2011. Her background is in theatre and film as an actress and as a Theatre professor who graduated with two diplomas from the Icelandic Academy of the Arts in 2006 and 2011. Working with her experience in theatre and film she applied for a film school in France and graduated in 2016. She has made a film about what we could call the outsiders of society, A sweet blend of social realism and humor.
Magnea has been working on Are you Icelandic? since the year 2017 and did a lot of research before filming.

Filmography

Are you Icelandic? / Hvunndagshetjur (2021)
Helgi on a Stick / Helgi á Prikinu (2020) Short documentary
Canary / Kanari (2019) Short documentary
Dóra (2018) Short documentary
Refugees (2017) Short documentary
Bonuswomen / Bónuskonur (2016) Short documentary
The holy street / Hverfisgata (2013) Short documentary

Magnea Björk Valdimarsdóttir's films at RIFF
Are you Icelandic?
Icelandic Panorama
Year: 2021
Four different women have in common to have lived in Iceland for twenty years. Born in Bosnia,...

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