The Icelandic documentary I Want to be Weird, directed by Brynja Dögg Friðriksdóttir, will be shown at the Nordisk Panorama documentary festival being held this weekend (September 18-23) in Malmö, Sweden.
I Want to be Weird is one of 14 documentaries competing for the title of Best Nordic Documentary. The documentary will be shown twice at Malmö, on Saturday September 19 and Monday 21 and both will be question and answer screenings with Brynja and Kitty on-hand to discuss the film with festivalgoers. Kitty Von-Sometime will also give a seminar on her work this Saturday at 18.30, after the screening.
The documentary focuses on the now-world-renowned Weird Girls art project which Iceland-based British artist Kitty has been leading for years, and which has helped hundreds of women come out of their shells and discover new aspects of their talents and their potential.
I Want to be Weird premiered to good reviews on September 3 in Reykjavík, with the final two screenings at Bíó Paradís taking place at 20.00 tonight, and next Wednesday, September 23. The Cinema is also featuring a Weird Girls exhibition, featuring weird and wonderful costumes and photographs. Entry to the exhibition is free.