Halla Kristín Einarsdóttir was born in Reykjavik somewhere not that late in the last century. She studied fine art, film, film theory, and cultural communication at Iceland University of the Arts, The University of Iceland, The Icelandic Film School and other institutions. She has lately been working with respectable documentary films but has a shady past in underground shorts and art video. She has worked in various roles in film and television since 2004, nowadays mostly as a director, scriptwriter, and editor. Halla Kristín has taught creative documentary at the University of Iceland for ten years, likes to play with other art forms but is mostly known for her awarded documentaries about the human rights history of Iceland. She is currently writing and working on diverse ideas contemplating the meaning of it all.
About film: This award winning film chronicles the effect of the women’s party that ran for office in 1982 on politics in Iceland. After the colourful grassroots radicalism and awakening of the seventies the so-called New Women’s Movement decided run for office which changed the political scene in Icleand permanently.
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