Brávallagata 12 (2021)

Brávallagata 12 is a documentary short about a family meeting again 20 years after a divorce in front of the home they once shared together.

"In the years of 1997–2001, I lived with my parents in an apartment on the second floor at Brávallagata 12. I was 7 years old when they divorced. My mom stayed in the apartment a year longer. As my dad moved out the cat, named Jesus, moved in. Now, 20 years later, the three of us meet together for the first time since we all lived at Brávallagata 12 as a family and take a family photo."

  • Birna Schram
    Director
  • Birna Ketilsdóttir Schram
    Writer
  • Birna Ketilsdóttir Schram
    Producer
  • Birna Ketilsdóttir Schram
    Key Cast
  • Arna Schram
    Key Cast
  • Ketill Berg Magnússon
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Runtime:
    5 minutes 8 seconds
  • Country of Origin:
    Iceland
  • Country of Filming:
    Iceland
  • Language:
    Icelandic
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Fatamorgana
Director Biography - Birna Schram

Birna Ketilsdóttir Schram (1994) is an up and coming director from Iceland based in Copenhagen.

Since starting at the cinema department at Fatamorgana,
The Danish School of Art Photography in Copenhagen, Birna has directed music videos, experimental short films and fashion films.

Birna graduated from Fatamorgana in 2021 with her short experimental film "A Scene From A White Wedding" which has been selected to Reykjavík Feminist Film Festival in 2022 and Lift-Off Global 2021.

The music video "Heartbeat" that Birna directed with photographer Eva Schram for Icelandic musician Matthildur was selected for the Northern Wave Film Festival in 2021.

Birna's work is highly visual, using the film medium as a tool to explore and draw out emotions in a poetic and sensual way.

You can see more of Birna's work on her website www.birnaschram.is

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