Festival Year: 2019

Kira Akerman

Roles: Director

Kira has lived in New Orleans since 2011. She directed Station 15, which won “Best Audience Award” at the New Orleans Film Festival, “The Reel South Award” at Indie Grits and is currently on a Smithsonian exhibition across Louisiana. It also screened at The Climate Museum in NYC, Sheffield Doc/Fest, and DOCNYC. Kira’s other film work has appeared at Borscht Film Festival, Prospect Art Biennials 2 & 3, New Orleans, and The New Orleans Contemporary Art Center, The New Orleans Film Festival, Rotterdam, and Clermont Ferrand. She was a 2019 Sundance Doc Fellow for her upcoming feature-length film, Hollow Tree, a coming of age story of three teenagers in Southeast Louisiana; a parable of climate adaptation worldwide.


Station 15

(US, 2017, 15min)