Friends and Family Back and Forth in Time
2006, 30 min, video, two channels

In "Friends and family back and forth in time" I have worked with two groups of people at different stages in life, children and adults. The children have written about wishes, hopes and believes about the future, and the grown ups and pensioners have written about their lifes, memories and worldviews. In the video the children read the grown ups` views and they read the wishes and believes of the children. All the participants are from the same village in the Norwegian countryside, where I grew up. The film can be seen as a diverse commonual portrait where the points of view are not fixed to individuals. Silent reactions and facial expressions also form a big part of the video.