Katrin Olafsdottir – Ofaeddur Ungi (Iceland 2011, 10:08 mins.)

A familiar environment as the idyllic point of departure for an escape from reality.

BIO: Katrin Olafsdottir was born in Iceland, but has spent most of her adult life in England, France, Holland and for the last 9 years, in Spain. She studied Dance and Choreography at the Icelandic National Ballet School and at the Centre National de Danse Contemporaire d’Angers.

Always having a great interest in film she started working with the medium in relation to her choreographies moving on to Dance Films. Her short film Slurpinn & Co. (based on movement) was screened in over 50 festivals and won numerous prices, including at Clermont Ferrand. She was Editor in Chief of the Icelandic cultural magazine “0” that received international recognition for content and design.