René Georg

Ethnographer & Film director

Not Just Brain Damaged

Not Just Brain Damaged is a social impact project, where my contribution was four short portrait documentaries. Here Hanne, Brain, Marianne and Birthe talk about dreams and life while suffering from brain damage.

The films makes explicit the life goals of Hanne, Brian, Marianne and Birthe after they've regained their ability to express themselves.
These goals is what inspires them fight for a better life every day. Hanne wants to become the best mother for her sons. Marianne wants to be talked to and treated like a grown up person. Birthe wants to sing folk high school songs and be an active part of the country that she loves.
And Brian, he wants people with brain damage to be loved, hugged and kissed: